Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.27 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
An aircraft of British Airways carrying out London-Dubai flight made an emergency landing at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul in the morning on Thursday, the Hurriyet newspaper reported.
The cause of emergency landing was leak of engine oil. The crew managed to successfully make landing. Passengers were evacuated.
Also today an aircraft of the Turkish Airlines (Türk Hava Yolları), which was preparing to carry out a flight from Istanbul to Hong Kong, collided with a truck transporting fuel for the aircraft.
As a result of the collision, right engine of the aircraft was seriously damaged. Passengers were evacuated
A few hours later the passengers were able to successfully continue their flight by another aircraft.