ANKARA - Turkish Airlines said yesterday it will compensate all the passengers on the plane that crash-landed last week near Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, killing nine people and injuring more than 80.
"We are going to give 50,000 euros ($63,170) to the families of those who died, and between 5,000 to 10,000 euros for those who were injured and 5,000 euros to all the other passengers," airline spokesman, Ali Genc, told AFP by telephone from Istanbul, where the company is based. The airline will also reimburse all hospital expenses incurred by those injured in the crash on Feb. 25."Even if a passenger did not suffer any physical injuries, he probably has suffered some mental trauma, and we have taken that into account," he said.
An initial report of the crash causes is expected today