Anadolu B738 at Istanbul on Dec 14th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: December 14, 2022 / 15:26:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 14, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Anadolujet

Aircraft Registration
TC-JFJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Anadolujet Boeing 737-800 on behalf of THY Turkish Airlines, registration TC-JFJ performing TK-7319 from Malatya to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (Turkey), was on approach to Sabiha Gokcen Airport's runway 06 when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received several impacts on the nose cone and the leading edge of the right hand wing. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 06.

The radome suffered a a number of penetrations, the wing received blood staines.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 7.5 hours, then returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 14, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Anadolujet

Aircraft Registration
TC-JFJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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