A bird is the reason for the emergency landing of a passenger “Airbus” of Qatar Airways at the airport in Istanbul today, according to a statement by the company According to it, the bird smashed into one of the engines of the departing plane caused its setting on fire.
The plane took off on the route to Doha, at takeoff, however, was heard a loud rumble. Then when it was already in the air the left engine ignited and the commander decided to turn the machine and return to the airport in Istanbul. On the track were already waiting fire trucks that extinguished the fire.
Тhere were 298 passengers and 14 crew members оn the plane. There were no injuries. Qatar Airways is the largest airline in the Middle East.