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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212991
Last updated: 24 February 2021
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Time:08:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Registration: T7-MRB
C/n / msn: 5152
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA) -   Turkey
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA)
Destination airport:Beirut Airport (BEY/OLBA)
MEA flight ME266, an Airbus A320, returned to land at Istanbul-Atatürk International Airport, Turkey after suffering a bird strike. The aircraft took off from runway 36L at 08:20 UTC and safely landed on runway 36R at 08:39 UTC.
The aircraft was back in service the next morning.



Photo of T7-MRB courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
21 July 2015; (c) Anton Homma

Revision history:

07-Jul-2018 13:16 harro Added

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