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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189351
Last updated: 26 March 2020
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Time:10:41 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-302
Owner/operator:Qatar Airways
Registration: A7-AEO
C/n / msn: 918
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 312
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA) -   Turkey
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA)
Destination airport:Doha International Airport (DOH/OTBD)
A Qatar Airways Airbus A330-302 operating flight QR240 to Doha, returned to Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport, Turkey following a bird strike.
The aircraft took off from runway 35L at 10:41 UTC. A video of the aircraft circling back to Atatürk Airport show the no. 1 engine (a GE CF-6-80) intermittently emitting flames. A safe landing was carried out on runway 35R fifteen minutes later.



Photo of A7-AEO courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
18 November 2018; (c) Juhani Sipilä

Revision history:

18-Aug-2016 14:20 harro Added
18-Aug-2016 14:35 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Aug-2016 14:36 Aerossurance Updated [Cn]
18-Aug-2016 16:45 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]

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