Four people were injured and the captain on board died after a private jet crashed late Thursday as it was landing at Istanbul's Atatürk airport.

 

Pilot killed, 4 injured after private jet crashes before landing at Istanbul's Atatürk airport

Upon the incident, all air traffic in the airport has been halted.

The plane with register code TC-KON veered off the runway as it was emergency landing, and fire squads are in the area to fight the blaze.

Later on, the Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications confirmed that 4 people on board have been rescued and are under treatment.

Pilot killed, 4 injured after private jet crashes before landing at Istanbul's Atatürk airport