Date: December 29, 1994
Time: 1530
Location: Near Van, Turkey
Operator: Turkish Airlines (THY)
Flight #: 278
Route: Ankara - Van
AC Type: Boeing B-737-4Y0
Registration: TC-JES
cn / ln: 26074/2376
Aboard: 76   (passengers:69  crew:7)
Fatalities: 57   (passengers:52  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into a hill near the airport in driving snow after a fourth landing attempt. Controlled flight into terrain.

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