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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145758
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Date:10-MAY-2012
Time:23:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-EUYL
MSN: 4725
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 128
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA) -   Turkey
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London-Heathrow (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA)
Narrative:
British Airways Flight BA680 was struck by a ground vehicle at Istanbul Airport (IST). The nr.2 engine cowling suffered significant damage.
The airplane was back in the air by May 19.

Sources:

http://www.airporthaber.com/havacilik-haberleri/ahlde-gorunmez-kaza.html


Images:

Photo of G-EUYL courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
22 September 2020; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-May-2012 13:08 harro Added

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