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Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

Friday, February 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

Turkish Airlines flight TK-183 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on February 23rd. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Havana, Cuba, was diverted due to a mechanical problem. The plane landed safely. There were 173 passengers and 13 crew members aboard at the... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, February 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Zahedan, Iran, on February 4th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Vietnam was diverted after a passenger fell ill. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Failure

Friday, January 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Failure

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1911 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Istanbul, Turkey, when the crew declared an emergency due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

Sunday, January 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

Turkish Airlines flight TK-415 had to return for an emergency landing in Moscow, Russia, on January 12th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Istanbul, Turkey, but its tail hit the runway during rotation. The crew subsequently returned to Moscow where the plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Bird Strike

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Bird Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-2408 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on November 28th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Antalya, Turkey, but had to turn back after the left engine ingested birds. The plane landed back safely. All 176 people aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement... »

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Germany due to Open Cargo Door Indication

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Germany due to Open Cargo Door Indication

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-1722 had to return and make an emergency landing at Berlin Tegel Airport, Berlin, Germany, on September 12th. The Airbus A330-300 en-route to Istanbul, Turkey, had to return due to an open cargo door indication. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Safely Lands in Istanbul

Friday, September 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Safely Lands in Istanbul

Turkish 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. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Thursday, August 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1665 made an emergency landing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Turkey, on August 22nd. The plane took off for Hamburg, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported they could not retract the landing gear. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul due to Engine Failure

Monday, June 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul due to Engine Failure

Turkish Airlines flight TK-6507 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 24th. The plane took off for Kuwait City, Kuwait, but had to return shortly afterwards due to engine failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. It is believed that the engine failed due to a... »

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Turkey due to incapacitated Pilot

Friday, June 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Turkey due to incapacitated Pilot

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-604 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Antalya Airport, Turkey, on June 24th. The Boeing 737-900, en-route from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, to Istanbul, Turkey, had to divert after its captain became ill mid-air. The plane landed safely. The captain was taken to a hospital. Download article... »

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