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Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Thursday, January 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1523 made an emergency landing in Dusseldorf, Germany, on January 16th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Istanbul, Turkey, was descending toward Dusseldorf when the crew reported possible issues with the nose gear. The plane landed safely and was towed off the runway. All one hundred and seventy-five people aboard remained... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strike

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1911 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on December 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Zurich, Switzerland, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Saturday, December 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1633 had to make an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on December 13th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Istanbul, Turkey, was descending toward Munich when the crew declared an emergency, reporting hydraulic issues. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul due to Lightning Strike

Friday, December 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul due to Lightning Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1899 suffered a lightning strike near Sabiha Gokçen International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, on December 6th. The incident happened shortly after the Boeing 737-800 plane departed for Vienna, Austria. The crew subsequently returned to Sabiha Gokçen Airport. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Sudan After Bomb Scare

Sunday, December 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Sudan After Bomb Scare

Turkish Airlines flight 606 had to make an emergency landing at Khartoum International Airport, Sudan, on November 30th. The plane heading from Nairobi, Kenya, to Cairo, Egypt, was diverted after a passenger reported a bomb threat. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. It is believed that the bomb scare was caused due... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Tehran due to Engine Issue

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Tehran due to Engine Issue

Turkish Airlines flight TK-875 had to return and make an emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran, on October 16th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Istanbul, Turkey, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. All passengers... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Mombasa After Bird Strike

Sunday, October 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Mombasa After Bird Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-673 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mombasa, Kenya, on October 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Istanbul, Turkey, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and twenty-one passengers and six crew members remained unharmed.... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Vienna due to Fumes in Cabin

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Vienna due to Fumes in Cabin

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1945 made an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on October 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Brussels, Belgium, was diverted after the crew reported fumes in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and twenty-nine people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strikes

Monday, October 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strikes

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1937 had to make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 1st. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Brussels, Belgium, but had to return shortly afterwards due to multiple bird strikes. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Trabzon, Turkey

Saturday, September 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Trabzon, Turkey

Turkish Airlines flight TK-2828 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Trabzon, Turkey, on August 29th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Istanbul, Turkey, was on final approach to Trabzon when a bird impacted it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
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    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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