Anadolu B738 at Antalya on Oct 15th 2022, lightning strike

Last Update: October 16, 2022 / 15:22:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Anadolujet

Flight number
TK-3985

Departure
Kazan, Russia

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JFC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
LTAI

An Anadolujet Boeing 737-800 on behalf of THY Turkish Airlines, registration TC-JFC performing flight TK-3985 from Kazan (Russia) to Antalya (Turkey), was on approach to Antalya when the crew aborted the approach at about FL100 after receiving a lightning strike and diverted to Izmir (Turkey). The aircraft climbed to FL220 and landed safely in Izmir about 45 minutes after the aborting the approach.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Izmir for about 8.5 hours, then positioned to Ankara (Turkey) and is still on the ground in Ankara about 9 hours after landing in Ankara.

Metars:
LTAI 152120Z VRB05KT 9999 3600SE -TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 18/17 Q1013 BECMG TL2200 4000 TSRA=
LTAI 152050Z 32012KT 280V350 9999 3000SE -TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 18/17 Q1012 RETSRA BECMG TL2200 4000 TSRA=
LTAI 152025Z 16011G25KT 120V210 4000 TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 19/18 Q1011 BECMG TL2200 36009KT=
LTAI 152020Z 15012G22KT 120V180 8000 2900SE -TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 18/16 Q1012 RETSRA BECMG TL2200 36009KT 4000 TSRA=
LTAI 152006Z 17015KT 8000 -TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 19/17 Q1012 RETSRA WS R36 BECMG TL2200 36009KT 4000 TSRA=
LTAI 151959Z 11006KT 060V150 9999 TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 19/17 Q1012 WS R36 NOSIG=
LTAI 151954Z 07008KT 050V120 4000 TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 19/17 Q1011 WS R36C NOSIG=
LTAI 151950Z 06009KT 4000 TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 18/17 Q1011 NOSIG=
LTAI 151920Z 10014KT 070V140 4000 TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 19/16 Q1011 WS R36C BECMG TL1950 36009KT=
LTAI 151904Z 07016KT 2000 TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 18/17 Q1010 BECMG TL1920 36009KT 4000=
LTAI 151855Z 05011KT 3800 TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 20/19 Q1010 NOSIG=
LTAI 151850Z 02008KT 350V060 9999 -TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 21/19 Q1010 RETS NOSIG=
LTAI 151835Z 35006KT 9999 -TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 21/18 Q1011 RETS NOSIG=
LTAI 151820Z 34006KT 9999 TS SCT020CB BKN030 21/18 Q1011 BECMG TL1830 -TSRA=
LTAI 151750Z 33004KT 9999 VCTS FEW020CB BKN030 21/18 Q1011 BECMG TL1800 -TSRA=
LTAI 151720Z 32004KT 9999 VCTS FEW020CB BKN030 21/18 Q1011 BECMG TL1800 -TSRA=
LTAI 151650Z 33005KT 9999 FEW020CB BKN030 21/18 Q1011 BECMG TL1800 -TSRA=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 15, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Anadolujet

Flight number
TK-3985

Departure
Kazan, Russia

Destination
Antalya, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JFC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
LTAI

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