Turkey: Rain of Death

In midafternoon in Ulus Square, in the heart of Ankara, shoppers, office workers and bystanders jammed the streets. At the railroad station near by, a retired Turkish air force general heard a noise and looked up. The Middle East Airlines jet-prop Viscount was coming into a low-hanging cloud bank on its way toward a landing at Ankara airport. And then, to his horror. the general saw a Turkish air force C-47 Dakota cargo plane lumber into the same cloud from the opposite direction. In a flash of flame, the two rammed headon,...

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