Sunday, May 13, 2012

► UGANDA: Turkish Airlines flight to Johannesburg diverts to Entebbe.

Turkish AirlinesA Turkish Airlines Airbus A330 TC-JNM recently enroute from Istanbul to Johannesburg, South Africa was forced to divert to Entebbe, Uganda following engine problems.

The aircraft landed safely, though passengers were forced to wait for a replacement aircraft to be dispatched from Turkey.

THY Turkish Airlines
THY Turkish Airlines A330 TC-JNM (Alfonso Rodenas Pena)
"A Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration TC-JNM performing flight TK-40 (dep May 10th) from Istanbul (Turkey) to Johannesburg (South Africa) with 250 passengers, was enroute near Entebbe (Uganda) when the crew needed to shut an engine (CF6) down. The aircraft diverted to Entebbe for a safe landing."
Read More Here [The Aviation Herald]