Ibrahim Gurcan Diranci


Age: 59

Turkish military airman and chief pilot with the ACT Airlines freighter operated by the Istanbul-based cargo company MyCargo Airlines on behalf of Turkish Airlines who had previously been involved in an emergency landing of an ACT Airlines aircraft at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan in 2010 when he was second pilot, in which a landing gear fault caused by poor maintenance was blamed in the incident.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a cargo plane crash

Born: 1958

Died: January 16, 2017

Bishkek, Kyrgzstan