Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Moscow was diverted back to Istanbul due to an emergency situation.
According to aviation sources, Turkish Airlines flight TK-415 departed from Istanbul to Moscow on Saturday afternoon, the air pressure in the cabin suddenly decreased at an altitude of 29,900 feet near the coastal city of Burgas in the airspace of Bulgaria. Due to which the aircraft began to lose altitude rapidly.
According to aviation sources, the height of the plane decreased by 20,000 feet to 10,000 feet in just three minutes, the pilot contacted the air traffic and declared an emergency, after which the air traffic controller returned the pilot to Istanbul. Give landing instructions.
According to aviation sources, the pilot returned to Istanbul by flying low over the sea and exactly 51 minutes after departure, the plane landed safely at Istanbul Airport at 3:50 PM.