Azerbaijan A320 at Istanbul on Jun 2nd 2018, bird strike

Last Update: June 3, 2018 / 17:58:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
J2-80

Destination
Baku, Azerbaijan

Aircraft Registration
4K-AZ83

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Azerbaijan Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration 4K-AZ83 performing flight J2-80 from Istanbul (Turkey) to Baku (Azerbaijan), was in the initial climb out of Ataturk Airport's runway 35L when the crew reported a bird strike, stopped the climb at 3000 feet and returned to Istanbul for a safe landing on runway 35R about 13 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 10 hours, then departed as flight J2-80A and reached Baku with a delay of 10 hours.

The airline confirmed the aircraft returned to Istanbul due to a bird strike. The passengers are to be sent to Baku by another aircraft.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
J2-80

Destination
Baku, Azerbaijan

Aircraft Registration
4K-AZ83

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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