Bird strike Incident Airbus A321-231 TC-JRE, 26 Jan 2009
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Time:c. 10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A321-231
Owner/operator:THY Turkish Airlines
Registration: TC-JRE
MSN: 3126
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 143
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Istanbul-Atatürk Airport (IST) -   Turkey
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Istanbul-Atatürk Airport (IST)
Destination airport:Copenhagen-Kastrup (CPH)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
THY Flight TK1783 struck a flock of birds on departure from Istanbul. The nr.1 engine of the A321 sustained damage to fan blades. The airplane landed safely back at Istanbul.


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26-Jan-2009 12:32 harro Added

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