United B764 near Zurich on May 20th 2018, cracked windshield

Last Update: May 20, 2018 / 19:45:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-135

Aircraft Registration
N78060

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

A United Boeing 767-400, registration N78060 performing flight UA-135 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Newark,NJ (USA), was enroute at FL300 about 290nm west of Zurich in French Airspace when the crew decided to return to Zurich due to a cracked windshield. The aircraft climbed to FL310 for the return, dumped fuel and landed safely on Zurich's runway 16 about 100 minutes after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 9 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-135

Aircraft Registration
N78060

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

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