Turkish Airlines crew robbed in Sandton - ambassador

2019-01-18 13:53
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A Turkish Airlines crew was reportedly attacked and robbed in a hotel shuttle bus in Sandton this week.

The incident was reported on Osprey Flight Solutions' official alerts Twitter page.

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Ambassador to Turkey in South Africa, Elif Çomoglu Ülgen, confirmed the incident, tweeting: "Unfortunately it happened."

At this stage it is not clear how many members of the crew were attacked, or what valuables were taken.

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Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele said no incident was reported to the police and he thus could not comment on the matter.

This is a developing story.

Read more on:    turkish airlines  |  johannesburg  |  crime
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