Turkish Airlines

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... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul due to Technical Issue

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul due to Technical Issue

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1857 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 27th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Madrid, Spain, but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strike

Saturday, August 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-617 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 23rd. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Casablanca, Morocco, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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 »

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