In this weeks round up of the local news from Fethiye, Oludeniz, Hisaronu, Kayakoy and area includes Air Games a success, hash tug, Fethiyespor results and more.

Karaçulha Mayor Involved In Fatal Road Collision

Esenkoy, Kemer

According to local reports the Mayor of Karaçulha was involved in a road collision in which two older people were killed.

The incident, that involved the Mayors official Renault Megan black plated car, happened on the main Yayla road at Esenköy.

The Mayor was arrested and accident investigations are underway.

Air Games a Success

Oludeniz, Fethiye

The 14th Oludeniz Air Games, which was first held in the year 2000, finished on Saturday.

The festival was well attended with over 500 pilots from 40 countries attending and taking to the skies above the wonderful turquoise seas of Oludeniz.

But Not With Out Incident…

Oludeniz, Fethiye

A 34 year old Norweigan paraglider had to be rescued by military helicopter after they crashed after taking off from Babadag.

The paraglider, who was taking part in the 14th Oludeniz Air Games, was taken to Fethiye State hospital where it reported they had injuries to their head, hips and limbs.

Hash Tug


Four men from Fethiye were arrested in Antalya following a police road side search of their vehicle that found 20 kgs of marijuana in the boot.

The men are in custody awaiting a court hearing.


The Turkish Lira ended the week at 3.20 TL to the British Pound.


Fethiyespor Stadium

Fethiye lost their match at home against Karşıyaka. FethiyeSpor 0 Karşıyaka 3

That brings their score sheet for the 10 games played to date to – 1 win, 1 draw and 8 lost.


Living in a Box

A man who lived in a metal freight container near Gunluklu on the Fethiye – Gocek Road was found dead last week.

Security services investigated the scene and have sent the body away for an autopsy.

They do not suspect foul play.

Missed Out? Our key stories from last week

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