Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Trabzon due to broken window

Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Trabzon due to broken window

TRABZON – Demirören News Agency
Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Trabzon due to broken window

The pilots of a Turkish Airlines passenger plane on Feb. 6 made an emergency landing in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Trabzon after a cockpit window was cracked.

The plane with flight number TK706 took off from Istanbul to the Afghan capital Kabul at 00:45 a.m. local time and the window was cracked while it was flying over Turkmenistan, according to a statement by the governor of Trabzon.

The pilots landed the plane at Trabzon Airport at around 06:20 a.m., it added. No injuries were reported.

Afghanistan Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Edris Zaman was among the 239 passengers, local media reported.

There were also 16 crew members on the plane.

Turkish Airlines sent another plane to fly the passengers to Kabul as the window of the Airbus A330-300 was being repaired.

Turkish Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Trabzon due to broken window

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