Canada B789 near Tokyo on Sep 1st 2019, cracked windshield

Last Update: November 27, 2019 / 21:18:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-26

Aircraft Registration
C-FRSO

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9, registration C-FRSO performing flight AC-26 from Shanghai Pudong (China) to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 287 passengers and 12 crew, was enroute at FL350 about 200nm westnorthwest of Tokyo Narita (Japan) when the crew decided to divert to Tokyo due to the captain's windshield having cracked. The aircraft landed safely at Tokyo Narita about one hour later.

On Nov 27th 2019 the Canadian TSB reported: "During cruise, the captain’s window cracked followed by significant electrical arcing. The crew declared a Pan Pan and diverted to New Tokyo Intl. (RJAA), Japan. The aircraft landed at RJAA without further incident."
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-26

Aircraft Registration
C-FRSO

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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