Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Safely Lands in Istanbul

Friday, September 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

Turkish airlinesTurkish Airlines flight TK-1668 was hit by an eagle in Istanbul, Turkey, on September 7th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Hamburg, Germany, was on final approach to Istanbul Airport when an eagle got trapped in the nose gear.

The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

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