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Azerbaijan Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strike

Azerbaijan Airlines flight J2-80 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 2nd.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Baku, Azerbaijan, but had to turn back due to a bird strike.

The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Azerbaijan Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Iran after Unsafe Gear Indication

Azerbaijan AirlinesAzerbaijan Airlines flight J2-8005 made a safe emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran, on June 26th.

The Airbus A319-100, flying from Baku, Azerbaijan, was about to reach its destination when the crew noticed an unsafe gear indication.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Turkey: Galley Smokes Cabin

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What: Azerbaijan Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Istanbul Turkey to Baku Azerbaijan
Where: Istanbul
When: October 30
Who: 221 aboard
Why: After takeoff, the cabin filled with smoke coming from a galley oven.

The plane returned to the Istanbul airport and made a safe landing. No replacement was provided. The plane received maintenance, and continued some hours later.

Azerbaijan Airbus Runway Overrun

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What: Azerbaijan Airlines Airbus A319-100 en route from Baku to Istanbul
Where: Istanbul
When: Aug 12th 2010
Who: 119 passengers and 8 crew
Why: While attempting a landing in Istanbul, the plane overran the runway with flaps retracted. The nosegear collapsed.

Passengers disembarked on a mobile staircase.

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