Ankara YHT Accident Case Will Begin on January 13; The trial of 13 defendants on the high-speed disaster, which resulted in the death of 2018 people in Ankara on 9 December 10, will begin on 13 January 2020.
On the 13th of December 2018, 3 people died, 9 of them machinists, in the accident that occurred as a result of the collision of the high-speed train and the guide train that was on the rails for the Ankara-Konya flight. The investigation related to the accident was completed last month and a lawsuit was filed against 10 people in Ankara 15th High Criminal Court, demanding up to 30 years in prison for 'causing the death and injury of more than one person'.
13 January 2020 date for the court hearing, while the prisoner train station officer Osman Yildirim, the movement officer Sinan Yavuz, traffic controller Emin Ercan Erbey and the detained defendants Deputy YHT Ankara Station Deputy Director Kadir Oguz, Deputy Director of Traffic Service Ergun Tuna, YHT Traffic Service Manager Ünal Sayıner, YHT Ankara Manager Duran Yaman, Branch Manager Recep Kutlay, TCDD Traffic and Station Management Department Mükerrem Aydoğdu, TCDD Safety and Quality Management Department President Erol Tuna Aşkın, the first time to make a defense against the judge.
In the indictment completed last month, TCDD General Manager of the period found to be defective in the expert report İsa Apaydın and Ali İhsan Uygun, Assistant General Manager of the period, who is currently the General Manager of TCDD, did not appear as a suspect. The prosecution has asked the ministry for permission to investigate these two names.
High Speed Train, which made the Ankara - Konya flight, collided with the guide train on the same line. 9 people died and 92 people were injured. The train moving from High Speed Train Station at 13:06.36 on the 06.30th of December at 4:80 at the disaster that took place at the marşandiz station, collided with the locomotive returning from the road control. After the accident, two wagons of the high-speed train, derailed after 90 minutes, hit the foot of the overpass, and a part of the overpass collapsed due to the impact. It was said that the speed of the train was around XNUMX - XNUMX km at the time of the accident. (One day)