In Istanbul, the aircraft during takeoff collided with a flock of birds

Plane lands at Stansted airportIn Istanbul, there was an incident with the plane of the Uzbek airline "Uzbekistan Airways". In the left engine airliner damaged after a collision with a flock of birds, according to September 2 edition Avherald.com, informing you of news and incidents in aviation.

Airliner Boeing 757-200, owned airline of Uzbekistan, when the international flight HY-272 of the city of Istanbul (Turkey) to Tashkent (Uzbekistan), climbing the-runway airport "Ataturk", flew through a flock of birds.

On board were 165 passengers. During the flight the left engine airliner hit a bird. The crew managed to align the plane at an altitude of 4,000 feet (1,200 meters) and returned to the Ataturk Airport and land safely on the runway.

However, the flight from Istanbul to Tashkent was canceled because of damage to the left engine of the plane.

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