Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing due to lightning strike

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.11

Rufiz Hafizoglu-Trend:

A Turkish Airlines plane flying from Istanbul to Isfahan (Iran), made an emergency landing due to a lightning strike, Turkish Sabah newspaper reported on Dec.11.

According to the newspaper, after the plane took off, the pilot told dispatchers that the plane was struck by lightning. The plane then made an emergency landing in Esenboga Airport, Ankara.

According to the newspaper, the plane was severely damaged by the lightning strike.

This has been the second time in the last two months, when the planes of Turkish Airlines make an emergency landing because of a lightning strike.

Translated by M.L.

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