THY A321 at Istanbul on Oct 1st 2017, flock of birds

Last Update: October 1, 2017 / 18:54:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-1937

Aircraft Registration
TC-JRO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration TC-JRO performing flight TK-1937 from Istanbul (Turkey) to Brussels (Belgium), was in the initial climb out of Istanbul's runway 35R when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received a number of bird strikes prompting the crew to stop the climb at 4000 feet and return to Istanbul for a safe landing on runway 35L about 17 minutes after departure.

A replacement A321-200 registration TC-JSM reached Brussels with a delay of 2:15 hours.

The airline reported an engine (V2533) inspection revealed damage as result of bird strikes.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 14 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-1937

Aircraft Registration
TC-JRO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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