ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194119
Last updated: 26 August 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8HC (WL)
Registration: TC-SEK
C/n / msn: 61172/5554
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:over Bulgaria -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Izmir-Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB/LTBJ)
Destination airport:Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport (HAM/EDDH)
SunExpress flight XQ914, a Boeing 737-800, returned to land at Izmir-Adnan Menderes Airport in Turkey reportedly after suffering a lightning strike.
The aircraft took off from Izmir at 12:53 hours local time on a flight to Hamburg, Germany. The flight was over south-western Bulgaria at FL320 when at 13:40 the flight crew decided to return to Izmir. A safe landing was made at 14:51.



Photo of TC-SEK courtesy

Düsseldorf - International (EDDL / DUS)
3 October 2019; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

10-Mar-2017 20:31 harro Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description