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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203151
Last updated: 6 August 2020
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Date:17-DEC-2017
Time:19:51 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231 (WL)
Owner/operator:Turkish Airlines
Registration: TC-JTA
C/n / msn: 6781
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 169
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:6nm southwest of Istanbul -   Turkey
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST/LTBA)
Destination airport:Zürich Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Narrative:
Turkish Airlines flight TK1911, an Airbus A321-231, returned to land at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey after suffering a bird strike.
The aircraft was on initial climb out of Ataturk Airport's runway 17R when the aircraft struck a bird. The flight arrested the climb at 6000 feet and retured to Ataturk Airport for a safe landing on runway 23, some 17 minutes after takeoff.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 6 hours for inspections.

Sources:

http://www.goklerdeyiz.net/thy-zurih-ucagi-kuslara-carpti-geri-dondu/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/tk1911#fdd2e55


Images:

Photo of TC-JTA courtesy AirHistory.net


Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
3 October 2015; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Dec-2017 10:45 AF5541 Added
20-Dec-2017 10:47 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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