Austrian A321 near Vienna on Oct 29th 2012, whistling windshield

Last Update: October 30, 2012 / 18:42:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 29, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-859

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Austrian Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration OE-LBD performing flight OS-859 from Vienna (Austria) to Tel Aviv (Israel) with 119 passengers, was climbing out of Vienna's runway 29 when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 due whistling noises from the windshield and decided to return to Vienna, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 34 about one hour after departure.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The airline reported the crew decided to return to Vienna as a precaution due to a whistling noise from one of the cockpit windows. The aircraft was examined and returned to service the following morning about 9 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 29, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-859

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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