Beautician killed in horror plane crash filmed her final moments for Instagram

A glamorous beautician caught on camera her final moments on a two-seater jet before it plunged to the ground in a fireball.

Burcu Saglam, 22, shared a video of her doomed flight before disaster struck and even signed off to her Instagram followers, captioning the footage "Byee".

Haunting images taken by the Turkish national, show the light aircraft taking to the skies before clipping an overhead power line with its wing, causing it to go up in flames.

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Burcu and pilot Hakan Koksal, 54, had taken off from Pamukova, Sakarya Province, Turkey, at 3.13pm last Thursday, December 1 and their views from the cockpit looked sensational.

That was until disaster struck the single-engine jet.

Footage shows the plane taxiing on the runway moments before take-off.

But at 3.32pm, when it was flying at an altitude of 1,200 metres (3,937 feet), communication was suddenly lost.

The mangled wreckage of the aircraft was soon found in an empty lot in Osmangazi, Bursa Province, after workers at a nearby natural gas plant informed authorities about an object plunging from the sky.

Search and rescue teams were dispatched to the scene, where they found the bodies of Burcu and Yunuseli Sports Aviation Association President Hakan.

One is believed to have died when the plane caught fire after its wing hit a high-voltage overhead power line at the Ovaakca Natural Gas Cycle Power Plant.

The other is believed to have been ejected from the aircraft to their death, said Bursa Mayor Alinur Aktas.

No one on the ground was injured.

What caused the plane to fly into the 380,000-volt line is currently under investigation.

Local media reported that Burcu had told her parents that she was leaving home in search of a job.

They were unaware she had boarded the flight until they were informed of her death by authorities in a phone call.

Local media described the doomed journey as a "training flight".

Burcu and Hakan have since been buried in different cemeteries in Bursa. Their autopsy reports are yet to be made public.

As well as her grieving parents, Burcu – who had previously run a hair salon with her partner – also leaves behind two older sisters and a brother.

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