Pegasus Airlines

Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

A Pegasus Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Isfahan, Iran, on February 13th. The plane en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Bahrain was diverted after a passenger became ill. The plane landed safely. The passenger received medical treatment at the airport. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article as PDF »

Pegas Fly Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Friday, January 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pegas Fly Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Pegas Fly Airlines flight IK-2561 had to divert for an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on January 18th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Perm, Russia, to Nha Trang, Vietnam, was diverted after all the toilets became inoperative. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul after Bird Strike

Saturday, November 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul after Bird Strike

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-383 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on November 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hamburg, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. The airline arranged... »

Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy

Sunday, September 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-423 made a safe emergency landing at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Italy, on September 4th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Istanbul, Turkey, had just landed when one of its gears stopped working and its tyre bursted. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Tire Burst

Saturday, August 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Tire Burst

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-4162 made a safe landing at Erkilet International Airport, Kayseri, Turkey, on August 11. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, Turkey, had just landed when its main brakes locked up resulting in tire burst. The plane was damaged. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Friday, May 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-327 made an emergency landing in Stuttgart, Germany, on May 3rd. The plane, flying from Izmir, Turkey, declared an emergency due to an air-conditioning failure. The plane landed uneventfully after the crew initiated an emergency descent. The passenger oxygen masks were deployed. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Jet Diverts to Sofia Airport due to Engine Failure

Friday, August 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Jet Diverts to Sofia Airport due to Engine Failure

A Pegasus Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria, on August 28th. The plane, en-route from Antalya, Turkey to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after one of its engines failed. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 163 passengers and 6 crew members on-board at the time; none of them was hurt.... »

Pegasus Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Pegasus Airlines flight PC5121 had to return and make an emergency landing at Adnan Menderes Airport in Izmir, Turkey, on May 18. The Boeing 737-800 was heading to London when it lost cabin pressure and had to turn back for an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully and everyone aboard remained safe. The airline... »

Pegasus “Sochi Olympics” Hijack Attempt

Friday, February 7, 2014
By George Hatcher
Pegasus  “Sochi Olympics” Hijack Attempt

On Feb 7 2014, on a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-86J en route from Kharkov to Istanbul, the 45-year-old passenger seated in “2F” hollered “BOMB!” threatened there was a bomb in the baggage compartment and wanted to hijack the plane to go to the Sochi Olympics. His attempt to enter the cockpit was foiled. When... »

Lightning Strike Disables Plane over Five Finger Mountains

Friday, December 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
Lightning Strike Disables Plane over Five Finger Mountains

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ole Simon What: Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-ASP performing flight PC-223 from Ercan Cyprus to Adana Turkey Where: Ercan When: Dec 9th 2011 11:05 Who: 75 passengers and 6 crew Why: Just ten minutes out of Ercan, over the Five Finger Mountains, the... »

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