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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200372
Last updated: 20 March 2021
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Time:04:11 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8F2 (WL)
Owner/operator:THY Turkish Airlines
Registration: TC-JVD
C/n / msn: 42007/4900
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 127
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO) -   Kenya
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO)
Destination airport:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA)
Turkish Airlines flight TK673 with 121 passengers and 6 crew returned to land at Mombasa-Moi International Airport, Kenya after suffering a bird strike on takeoff. The aircraft continued the climb to FL100 and entered a holding pattern overhead the airport to burn fuel.
A safe landing was made at 06:59 hours local time.
Reportedly a bird had been ingested in one of the engines.


Revision history:

13-Oct-2017 20:31 harro Added
17-Dec-2017 08:52 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2017 08:52 harro Updated [Source]

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