Turkish Airlines

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off in Turkey due to Engine Problem

Sunday, July 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off in Turkey due to Engine Problem

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-1995 had to reject take-off at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey, on July 29th. The Airbus A321-200 en-route to Manchester, England, was taking-off when its left engine emitted loud bangs. The plane returned safely to the apron. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Canakkale After Hail Strike

Saturday, July 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Canakkale After Hail Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-969 had to divert for an emergency landing in Canakkale, Turkey, on July 27th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Ercan International Airport, Cyprus, to Istanbul, Turkey, was diverted after a hailstorm caused damage to the nose cone and the windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Kayseri After Bird Strike

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Kayseri After Bird Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-2011 returned to Kayseri, Turkey, on July 10th. 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 passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Plane Overruns Runway at Henri Coanda International Airport

Saturday, June 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Overruns Runway at Henri Coanda International Airport

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1045 overran runway while landing at Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania, on June 22nd. The incident happened when the Airbus A321-200 plane was coming from Istanbul, Turkey. There were one hundred and seventy-six people aboard at the time; none of them were injured. Download article as PDF »

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Bird Strike

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Bird Strike

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-2682 had to return and make an emergency landing at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, on June 12th. The Boeing 737-800 flying to Batman, Turkey, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Cracked Windshield

Saturday, June 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Cracked Windshield

Turkish Airlines flight TK-392 had to divert for an emergency landing in Ankara, Turkey, on June 8th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Batumi, Georgia, was diverted due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines flight TK-623 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 15th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Abuja, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Netherlands due to Hydraulic Failure

Friday, May 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Netherlands due to Hydraulic Failure

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-6309 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 11th. The Airbus A330-200 flying from Istanbul, Turkey, to Billund, Denmark, had to divert due to hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Russia after Bird Strikes

Saturday, May 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Russia after Bird Strikes

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-3999 had to return and make an emergency landing at Vnukovo International Airport, Moscow Oblast, Russia, on May 3rd. The Airbus A330-200 flying to Antalya, Turkey, had to return due to a number of bird strikes. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Lightning Strike

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Lightning Strike

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-537 had to return and make an emergency landing at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, on April 17. The Boeing 737-900 flying to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, had to return due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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