Woman, 23, poses for TikTok before plummeting 50 metres off roof

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This is the moment a Turkish woman falls to her death while filming a sunset video for TikTok.

Kubra Dogan, 23, was visiting her cousin Helen M., 16, at her family apartment in the district of Esenyurt in the Turkish province of Istanbul at around 7.30pm on August 20 when the incident took place.

The two cousins decided to go to the roof to watch the sunset and shoot TikTok videos, according to the news site Haberler.

After spending a while on the roof taking photos, a roofing sheet gave way under Kubra’s weight and she suddenly plummeted, falling about 50 metres into a well.

Kubra Dogan, 23, (right) who fell to her death after the panel on the roof broke while shooting a TikTok video in Istanbul, Turkey on 20th August 2021, together with her cousin Helen M. Source: Newsflash/Australscope
Kubra Dogan, 23, (right) and her teen cousin, Helen, had decided to go to the roof to watch the sunset and shoot TikTok videos. Source: Newsflash/Australscope

In footage. of the moment, Kubra is seen sitting on the edge of the roof before the roofing sheet is heard breaking and the woman disappears from view in front of her stunned teen cousin.

Helen immediately went to inform her family of the incident and the emergency services were called to the scene, however, paramedics could only confirm the 23-year-old woman’s death.

Kubra's family plan to sue the roofing contractor who installed the sheets on the roof, according to the news site Sabah.

Meanwhile, Kubra's body will be handed over to her family for burial following an autopsy.

The investigation is ongoing.

Kubra Dogan, 23, posing for a photo moments before she fell to her death. Source: Newsflash/Australscope
Kubra Dogan, 23, moments before she fell to her death after the panel on the roof broke. Source: Newsflash/Australscope

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