Laudamotion A320 near Thessaloniki on May 17th 2018, cracked windshield

Last Update: May 18, 2018 / 23:03:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2018

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
OE-LOC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Laudamotion Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Eurowings, registration OE-LOC performing EW-4387 from Rhodes (Greece) to Salzburg (Austria), was enroute at FL360 about 70nm southeast of Thessaloniki (Greece) when the crew decided to divert to Thessaloniki due to a cracked windshield. The aircraft landed safely on Thessaloniki's runway 34 about 22 minutes later.

A passenger reported the crew performed an emergency descent and diverted to Thessaloniki due to a cracked windshield.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 16 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 17, 2018

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
OE-LOC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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