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Turkish Airlines' airplane loses engine cowling
Istanbul, Turkey - The Control Tower notes the damage on take-off
The pilot of a A-320/200 plane of Turkish Airlines was forced today to invert its route and return to "Ataturk" airport in Istanbul, from where it had just taken off for a direct flight to Cairo (Egypt) - Flight TK1144 - with 103 people on board, when the left engine of the aircraft lost part of its outer cowling. The alarm was launched by the control tower when the controllers were aware of the...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency