Finnair A359 near Surgut on Jul 12th 2019, cracked windshield

Last Update: July 13, 2019 / 20:52:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-101

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
OH-LWK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

A Finnair Airbus A350-900, registration OH-LWK performing flight AY-101 from Helsinki (Finland) to Hong Kong (China), was enroute at FL370 about 140nm southwest of Surgut (Russia) when the crew turned around and decided to return to Helsinki due to a cracked windshield. The aircraft descended to FL360 and landed safely back in Helsinki about 3:10 hours after the decision to return.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 19.5 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-101

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
OH-LWK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

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