Asiana A320 near Beijing on Jul 2nd 2019, hail strike

Last Update: July 4, 2019 / 20:11:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OZ-315

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
HL7776

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Asiana Airbus A320-200, registration HL7776 performing flight OZ-315 from Busan (South Korea) to Beijing (China), was descending towards Beijing when the aircraft flew through hail causing cracks to the windshield. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Beijing's runway 01 about 10 minutes later. A landing light was found smashed, too.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 43 hours, then performed return flight OZ-316D.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 2, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OZ-315

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
HL7776

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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