BoraJet E195 near Budapest on Oct 19th 2016, cracked windshield

Last Update: October 19, 2016 / 22:02:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 19, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
BoraJet

Aircraft Registration
TC-YAT

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

A BoraJet Embraer ERJ-195, registration TC-YAT performing charter flight YB-9907 from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (Turkey) to Manchester,EN (UK) with the soccer team of Fenerbahce Istanbul on board, was enroute at FL360 about 60nm north of Budapest (Hungary) when a bird impacted the windshield causing the windshield to crack. The crew decided to turn around and divert to Budapest, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 13L about 30 minutes later.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-190 registration TC-YAG was dispatched to Budapest as flight YB-9007 and reached Manchester with a delay of about 6 hours.

The team of Fenerbahce Istanbul was travelling to Manchester for its match against Manchester United within the Europa League on Oct 20th. The team reported a bird strike later resulted in the cracked windshield.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 19, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
BoraJet

Aircraft Registration
TC-YAT

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

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