VIDEO: Qatar plane makes emergency landing in Turkey

A Qatar Airways plane made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport shortly after take-off on Thursday.

In a statement released on its Twitter account, the airline said flight QR240, headed for Doha, was forced to return to Ataturk Airport after being hit by a bird.

All 298 passengers and 14 crew disembarked normally and a replacement aircraft would be sent to Istanbul, the airline added.


Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:49 - GMT 06:49