THY B38M at Istanbul on Nov 28th 2018, bird strike

Last Update: November 28, 2018 / 22:34:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-629

Destination
Accra, Ghana

Aircraft Registration
TC-LCC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration TC-LCC performing flight TK-629 from Istanbul (Turkey) to Accra (Ghana), was in the initial climb out of Istanbul Ataturk's runway 05 when the aircraft received a bird strike prompting the crew to stop the climb at 9000 feet and return to Istanbul for a safe landing on runway 35L about 80 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-8 MAX registration TC-LCA is estimated to reach Accra with a delay of 3:20 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-629

Destination
Accra, Ghana

Aircraft Registration
TC-LCC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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