Incident Boeing 737-800 , 22 Apr 2009
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-800
Owner/operator:Turkish Airlines
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 155
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Istanbul -   Turkey
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:ESB
Destination airport:IST
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
While approaching, a lightning struck the aircraft. there were two MPs in the aircraft. no injuries.


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22-Apr-2009 11:53 hggultek Added

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