THY B738 at Istanbul on Dec 3rd 2015, dog strike

Last Update: December 4, 2015 / 20:06:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-1450

Destination
Istanbul, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JHL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-JHL performing flight TK-1450 from Porto (Portugal) to Istanbul (Turkey) with 68 passengers, landed on Istanbul Ataturk Airport's runway 05 when a dog crossed the runway and was hit by the aircraft. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron. The aircraft did not sustain damage but needed a good wash.

Three approaches were instructed to go around while the dead dog was being removed from the runway.

The airport authority reported the dog had managed to get through the airport perimeter fence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-1450

Destination
Istanbul, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JHL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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