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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197010
Last updated: 22 September 2020
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Date:27-JUL-2017
Time:c. 15:40 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-82R (WL)
Owner/operator:Pegasus Airlines
Registration: TC-AHP
C/n / msn: 40721/3600
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Istanbul -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW/LTFJ)
Destination airport:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE/LOWW)
Narrative:
Between 14:40 and 15:30 UTC a thunderstorm passed the city of Istanbul, Turkey, with rain, hail and occasional strong wind gusts. Several aircraft were damaged as a result of these severe weather circumstances.

Pegasus Airlines flight PC909, a Boeing 737-800, returned to land at Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, Turkey, after passing through a severe hail storm, causing damage to the nose radome and wing leading edge.

Weather reported between 14:50 and 16:20 UTC at :

LTBA 271450Z 01023G35KT 9999 -TSRA SCT021CB BKN033CB 27/21 Q0998 NOSIG RMK RWY17L 02024G35KT 350V050 RWY05 36022KT RWY23 02023G33KT
LTBA 271500Z 28024G45KT 250V330 1600 +TSRA SCT019CB BKN032 26/20 Q1002 NOSIG
LTBA 271520Z 32021G34KT 290V350 3600 -TSRA SCT016CB BKN026 20/20 Q1003 RETSGRRA BECMG TL1600 9999 NSW
LTBA 271534Z 34017KT 6000 -TSRA FEW020CB BKN035 21/20 Q1002 BECMG TL1600 NSW RMK RWY17L /////KT RWY05 33018KT RWY23 34016KT 310V020
LTBA 271550Z 34021KT 9999 -SHRA FEW020CB BKN030 22/20 Q1002 RETSRA NOSIG RMK RWY17L 35016KT RWY05 33019KT RWY23 34016KT
LTBA 271620Z 30016KT 7000 FEW014 SCT025CB BKN080 22/20 Q1004 RESHRA NOSIG RMK RWY17L 31015KT RWY05 29015KT RWY23 31015KT 290V350

Sources:

1. http://www.airporthaber.com/pegasus-haberleri/thy-ve-pegasus-ucaklari-doludan-hasar-gordu.html
2. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/pc909#e404291
3. AtlasGlobal Ukraine A320 damaged by hail near Istanbul, July 27, 2017
4. Turkish Airlines A321 damaged by hail near Istanbul, July 27, 2017
5. Kalitta Air B747-400F damaged by hail at IST, July 27, 2017


Images:

Photo of TC-AHP courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
15 November 2015; (c) Gerard Helmer


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jul-2017 19:13 harro Added
27-Jul-2017 19:37 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Jul-2017 07:04 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]

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