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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56824
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Time:18:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231
Registration: AP-BJB
C/n / msn: 1218
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 180
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Trabzon Airport (TZX/LTCG) -   Turkey
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Islamabad International Airport (ISB)
Destination airport:Trabzon Airport (TZX/LTCG)
An Airblue Airbus A321-231, operating flight ABQ220 from Islamabad International Airport (ISB), Pakistan to Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC), UK,Trabzon Airport (TZX/LTCG) sustained damage following a lightning strike. The airplane was on approach to Trabzon (Turkey) at a height of about 1000 feet for a scheduled refueling stop. Electrical systems were damaged by the lightning strike.



Photo of AP-BJB courtesy

Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
24 June 2010; (c) Richard Vandervord

Usman Chaudhry perceived the cabin crew as very scared and in panic.

Revision history:

02-Jan-2009 06:54 ddk Added
02-Jan-2009 06:56 harro Updated
02-Jan-2009 12:33 ddk Updated
03-Jan-2009 01:43 ddk Updated
06-Jan-2009 10:56 ddk Updated
28-Jul-2010 05:06 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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