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Atlasjet Flight Returns to Istanbul After Lightning Strike

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Atlasjet Flight Returns to Istanbul After Lightning Strike

Atlasjet flight KK-9764 had to make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 18th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Tbilisi, Georgia, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. 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 »

Corendon Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Thursday, June 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Corendon Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Corendon Airlines flight CND-218 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Antalya, Turkey, on June 6th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Hurghada, Egypt, to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. 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 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 »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines flight TK-322 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 2nd. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected tail strike. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All 140 people aboard remained unharmed.... »

Air India Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Medical Emergency

Air India flight 130 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Ankara, Turkey, on February 16th. The plane flying from London, England, to Mumbai, India, was diverted after a 63-year-old Portuguese passenger suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. The plane landed safely. The passenger, identified as Agnelo Bareto, was rushed to a hospital.... »

Austrian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Austrian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Austrian Airlines flight OS-26 made an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on February 6th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Bangkok, Thailand, to Vienna, Austria, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Middle East Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Fight Breaks Out Between Passengers

Saturday, January 14, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Middle East Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on January 11th. The plane heading from Beirut, Lebanon, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted after a violent fight broke out between two passengers. The crew were able to separate the two passengers before the plane landed safely.... »

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