In front of frightened travelers at a Turkish airport, a woman died after falling 50 feet from the boarding bridge of an airplane. At the Adnan Menderes Airport in Izmir, Turkey.
Beyza Taskiran, 32, reportedly jumped from the passenger platform and fell through a space between the bridge and the airplane according to to report. Ms. Taskiran, 32, reportedly worked as a marketing manager for an IT firm in the province of Antalya. As she was getting ready to board the plane for her flight back to Antalya after attending a tourism exhibition in Izmir, she died in front of horrified passengers.
The local media outlet Sabah claimed that Ms. Taskiran intentionally jumped off the boarding bridge. On the spot, she passed away. Ms Taskiran was talking on the phone just before the accident happened and had been engaged in a heated conversation on her phone.
Police are analysing Taskiran’s phone records to determine who she was speaking to on the phone. The Turkish authorities opened an investigation into her death and sent her body to a mortuary for an examination. The investigation is still going on.