Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul due to Lightning Strike

Friday, December 8, 2017
By George Hatcher

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.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Tags: , , , , , ,

RSS Plane Crash News

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
July 2018
M T W T F S S
« Jun    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  
  • Missouri lake disaster in high winds kills 17, raising new safety concerns about duck boats https://t.co/xVJCMOzzTe
    about 6 hours ago
  • Iberia Flight Returns to Mexico City due to Landing Gear Problem https://t.co/ZPJJCcjAHP
    about 6 hours ago
  • Fighter Jets Intercept American Airlines Flight Bound for Philadelphia https://t.co/8nMlGWNc5M
    about 7 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Leak https://t.co/xRN40HbqN0
    about 7 hours ago
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brisbane https://t.co/pgKPV7heVU
    about 7 hours ago