TUI B788 near Dublin on Mar 1st 2018, cracked windshield

Last Update: March 1, 2018 / 16:42:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BY-174

Destination
Cancun, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
G-TUIA

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A TUI Airways Boeing 787-800, registration G-TUIA performing flight BY-174 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Cancun (Mexico), was enroute at FL290 about 10nm north of Dublin (Ireland) when the crew reported a cracked windshield and subsequently decided to divert to London Gatwick,EN (UK). The aircraft initially maintained FL290, then descended to FL120 over 25 minutes and entered a hold. The aircraft landed safely at Gatwick about 90 minutes after departure from Manchester and about 60 minutes after leaving FL290.

The airline confirmed the aircraft diverted to Gatwick due to a damaged windscreen.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BY-174

Destination
Cancun, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
G-TUIA

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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