Deli Mike

Deli Mike or Deli Mayk (English: Crazy Mike) is a given nickname to an Airbus A340-300 operated by Turkish Airlines with civil registration TC-JDM. Joining the Turkish Airlines fleet in 1996, the aircraft was used to fly to far destinations from Turkey and had a record of having strange technical failures. This unreliability gave the aircraft its nickname, which is a wordplay on the ICAO spelling alphabet.

TC-JDM in 2013
Other name(s) Deli Mike
Type Airbus A340-300
Manufacturer Airbus
Construction number 115
Manufactured 1996
Registration TC-JDM
Owners and operators Turkish Airlines
In service 1996–2019
Status Stored

The aircraft was re-configured in 2016 to only have economy class seats and was used to carry passengers to Hajj. Deli Mike was removed from the Turkish Airlines fleet in early 2019 and was flown to O. R. Tambo International Airport later that year. The aircraft is currently stored and has been re-registered as 2-AVRA.

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