FOD Incident: parts of engine cowl separated

Photo: P. Radosta/

Photo: P. Radosta/

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-JFV performing flight TK-1887 from Istanbul Ataturk (Turkey) to Vienna (Austria), landed on Vienna’s runway 34 when the crew of the following aircraft taking off reported debris on the runway.

Runway 34 was closed, a runway inspection found several pieces of an engine cowling on the runway.

The right hand engine (CFM56) of TC-JFV was found to have lost parts of its cowling in the area of the thrust reverser.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration TC-JPN was dispatched to Vienna and reached Istanbul with a total delay of 6:10 hours.

Source: The Aviation Herald

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