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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69810
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Time:c. 11:32 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:Turkish Airlines
Registration: TC-JPA
MSN: 2609
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 110
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Istanbul (IST) -   Turkey
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:IST/LTBA
Destination airport:CAI/HECA
While taking off, the upper cover of the left engine broke off and fell onto the runway 18-36. The pilots of an other airliner, preparing to take off , saw the piece and announced the tower. The 320 turned back to the airport and made an emergency landing. No panic, no injuries.



Photo of TC-JPA courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
28 December 2011; (c) Juhani Sipilš

Revision history:

04-Nov-2009 07:29 hggultek Added
04-Nov-2009 08:23 hggultek Updated
04-Nov-2009 10:31 ddkLONDON Updated
04-Nov-2009 12:23 Artem Doubov Updated
05-Nov-2009 05:23 Anon. Updated

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