Born in Izmit, Martyr Aviator Pilot Lieutenant Hasan Tanrıverdi was martyred in the Kavak district of Samsun in 1968 when his plane crashed during his mission flight. The F4 fighter plane that Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality placed in the Seka Park area to commemorate Martyr Aviator Pilot Lieutenant Hasan Tanrıverdi is being renovated.
THE NAME OF THE CITY IS SURVIVING
Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality was born in Izmit, in the Kavak district of Samsun, during his mission flight in 1968, as a result of his plane crash, and a hill in Sekapark area was named after the martyr in 2007 in order to keep alive the name of Martyr Aviator Pilot Lieutenant Hasan Tanrıverdi. F-4 type warplane brought from Eskişehir was placed in the field.
AIRCRAFT TAKEN IN CARE
Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Parks and Gardens Department took care of the plane in the Seka Park area. The parts of the F4 plane that are missing and worn due to timeout will be replaced. For the repair of the aircraft, support was received from the technical workers of the 1st Air Force Command, 1st Main Jet Base Command. The workers coming to Kocaeli will do both the repair of the plane and the assembly and painting of the missing parts.