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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168305
Last updated: 26 October 2020
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Time:c. 12:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:Onur Air
Registration: TC-OBL
C/n / msn: 640
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW/LTFJ) -   Turkey
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Antalya Airport (AYT/LTAI)
Destination airport:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA)
Onur Air flight 8Q221 from Antalya, Turkey, diverted to Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen International Airport during a thunderstorm.
The airplane was struck by lightning, causing damage to the nose radome and a fracture in the cockpit windshield.
A safe landing was made about 12:50 UTC.
METAR at Sabiha Gökçen Airport at 12:50 UTC:
LTFJ 071250Z 26006KT 220V350 4000 TSRA SCT020CB BKN028 24/21 Q1008 RETSRA BECMG TL1320 03012KT 9999 NSW

Weather at Atatürk Airport:
LTBA 071237Z 06007KT 030V090 6000 TS FEW025CB SCT030 BKN080 28/21 Q1006 RESHRA BECMG TL1250 9999 NSW RMK RWY17L 05010KT 020V080 RWY05 07007KT RWY23 06008KT 040V100
LTBA 071220Z 06007KT 030V090 9999 -SHRA FEW022CB BKN030 BKN120 28/21 Q1006 TEMPO FM1300 -TSRA RMK RWY17L 05010KT 020V080 RWY05 07007KT RWY23 06008KT 040V100



Photo of TC-OBL courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
6 July 2016; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

08-Aug-2014 13:49 harro Added

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