Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Gear Problem

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Gear Problem

Turkish Airlines flight TK-6491 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on April 30th. The plane took off for Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, but had to turn back due to a gear problem. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Monday, March 26, 2018
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Keflavik International Airport, Iceland, on March 22nd. The plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Izmir After Bird Strike

Sunday, March 4, 2018
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Izmir After Bird Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-2909 had to return and make an emergency landing in Izmir, Turkey, on February 28th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Istanbul, Turkey, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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.... »

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