THY A343 at Istanbul on May 12th 2015, flock of birds

Last Update: May 13, 2015 / 20:45:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-2174

Destination
Ankara, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JDN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

A THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A340-300, registration TC-JDN performing flight TK-2174 from Istanbul to Ankara (Turkey), departed Ataturk Airport's runway 35L when the aircraft flew through a flock of birds and received a number of bird strikes prompting the crew to level off at FL120 and return to Istanbul for a safe landing on runway 35L about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A330-200 registration TC-JNA reached Ankara with a delay of 13.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 12, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-2174

Destination
Ankara, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JDN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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