Pegasus B738 near Istanbul on Jul 27th 2017, hail strike

Last Update: July 28, 2017 / 22:39:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 27, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PC-909

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
TC-AHP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-AHP performing flight PC-909 from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (Turkey) to Vienna (Austria), was climbing out of Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport when the aircraft flew through hail and received damage to radome and leading edges of the wings. The crew stopped the climb at FL150 and returned to Sabiha Gokcen for a safe landing on runway 24 about 25 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration TC-ADP is estimated to reach with a delay of 6:40 hours.

Metars (Ataturk Airport):
LTBA 271720Z 32012KT 290V360 6000 -TSRA SCT020CB BKN025 22/19 Q1006 NOSIG=
LTBA 271650Z 30014KT 7000 FEW012 SCT025TCU BKN100 22/19 Q1004 NOSIG=
LTBA 271620Z 30016KT 7000 FEW014 SCT025CB BKN080 22/20 Q1004 RESHRA NOSIG=
LTBA 271550Z 34021KT 9999 -SHRA FEW020CB BKN030 22/20 Q1002 RETSRA NOSIG=
LTBA 271534Z 34017KT 6000 -TSRA FEW020CB BKN035 21/20 Q1002 BECMG TL1600 NSW RMK RWY17L /////KT RWY05 33018KT RWY23 34016KT 310V020=
COR LTBA 271520Z 32021G34KT 290V350 3600 -TSRA SCT016CB BKN026 20/20 Q1003 RETSGRRA BECMG TL1600 9999 NSW=
LTBA 271518Z 32024G48KT 290V350 9999 R35R/1200N R17L/0900N R05/1300N R23/0900N -TSRA SCT019CB BKN026 20/19 Q1003 RETSGRRA NOSIG RMK RWY17L /////KT RWY05 31022G44KT RWY23 32011KT=
LTBA 271503Z 28024G45KT 240V330 0900 R05/P1500D R23/1500D R17R/P1500D R35L/P1500D +TSGRRA SCT017CB BKN022 23/21 Q1003 BECMG FM1520Z 34012KT 9999 NSW=
LTBA 271500Z 28024G45KT 250V330 1600 +TSRA SCT019CB BKN032 26/20 Q1002 NOSIG=
LTBA 271450Z 01023G35KT 9999 -TSRA SCT021CB BKN033CB 27/21 Q0998 NOSIG=
LTBA 271420Z 36022KT 9999 FEW023CB BKN033 27/21 Q1001 TEMPO FM1500 3000 TSRA=
LTBA 271350Z 36017KT 9999 FEW033 29/21 Q1001 NOSIG=
LTBA 271320Z 01009KT 340V040 9999 FEW038 31/21 Q1001 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 27, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PC-909

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
TC-AHP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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