Turkish minister says 'camel wasn't enough'
Thursday, December 21, 2006
Wikinews reported previously that after finding out that he will not have to service a troublesome brand of British-made planes, RJ-100, at the airport, Şükrü Can, the manager of Turkish Airlines (THY) maintenance service, slaughtered a camel right on the tarmac of Istanbul's Ataturk Airport.
The Transportation Minister of Turkey, Mr. Binali Yıldırım commented yesterday (Dec 20th) on the incident in a parliament session, backing the slaughter of a camel by THY's personnel. He said
- "O uçaklardan kurtulmak için deve bile az gelir (A camel isn't enough for getting rid of those planes)" — , Dec 21, 2006