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Middle East Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Monday, July 9, 2018
By George Hatcher
Middle East Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Middle East Airlines flight ME-266 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 6th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Beirut, Lebanon, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Friday, July 6, 2018
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1955 made an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 4th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Izmir

Monday, June 4, 2018
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Izmir

Lufthansa flight LH-582 made an emergency landing in Izmir, Turkey, on June 1st. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Frankfurt, Germany, to Cairo, Egypt, was diverted after an electrical odor was noticed in the aft lavatory and cabin. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and sixty-three people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

SCAT Airlines Flight Bursts Tires on Landing in Antalya

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
By George Hatcher
SCAT Airlines Flight Bursts Tires on Landing in Antalya

SCAT Airlines flight DV-471 burst two right main tires on landing in Antalya, Turkey, on May 26th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Astana, Kazakhstan. The plane became disabled on the taxiway. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flydubai Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Saturday, April 7, 2018
By George Hatcher
Flydubai Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Flydubai flight FZ-751 made an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 5th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was on approach to Sabiha Gokçen International Airport when the crew reported an issue with the flaps and entered a hold. The plane subsequently landed safely on second approach. All passengers... »

Air Ambulance Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Trabzon Airport

Saturday, March 17, 2018
By George Hatcher

An air ambulance plane made an emergency landing at Trabzon Airport, Turkey, on March 14th. The plane took off for Germany but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The airport was closed before the plane landed safely. The air ambulance was transporting a British patient from Doha, Qatar. Download article as... »

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 »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Veers Off Runway at Trabzon Airport, Turkey

Sunday, January 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Veers Off Runway at Trabzon Airport, Turkey

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-8622 veered off a runway onto a seaside cliff after landing at Trabzon Airport, Turkey, on January 13th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-800 plane was coming from Ankara, Turkey. The plane came to stop just short of the waters of the Black Sea. There were one hundred and sixty-two... »

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 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 »

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