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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194119
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Date:08-MAR-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8HC (WL)
Owner/operator:SunExpress
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)
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tc-sek#cac0cea
http://www.goklerdeyiz.net/sunexpress-ucagi-bulgaristan-uzerinden-geri-dondu/


Images:

Photo of TC-SEK courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

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10-Mar-2017 20:31 harro Added

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