The Turkish Airlines plane that crash-landed in Amsterdam Wednesday was sent in for technical repairs twice the week prior to the accident, sources told hurriyet.com.tr.
The Boeing 737-800 "Tekirdag" underwent maintenance on Feb. 18 for a failure was detected in its flaps, hurriyet.com.tr said.
The plane recorded a second failure on Monday when its "Master Caution" lights burnt out, it added. The pilots of the Boeing 737-800 postponed the scheduled flight due to this problem. The failure was repaired later in the day.
The plane flew to Damascus from Turkey at 23.25 p.m. (21.25 GMT) on Wednesday and returned Istanbul 05.57 a.m. (03.57 GMT) on Thursday, hurriyet.com.tr said.