Aeromexico B788 near Azores Islands on Mar 13th 2020, cracked windshield, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: March 16, 2020 / 21:47:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 13, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeromexico

Flight number
AM-37

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N964AM

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An Aeromexico Boeing 787-8, registration N964AM performing flight AM-37 (dep Mar 12th) from Mexico City (Mexico) to Barcelona,SP (Spain), was enroute at FL380 about 270nm north of Lajes Azores Islands (Portugal) when the initiated an emergency descent to FL100 due to the loss of cabin pressure as result of the cracked left forward windshield. The aircraft turned south and diverted to Lajes for a safe landing on runway 15 about 45 minutes after leaving FL380.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Lajes for 53 hours, then continued the journey as flight AM-9892 and reached Barcelona with a delay of 54 hours.

Passengers reported they were first kept on board for about 50 minutes, then needed to sign a "Corona-Form" and were taken to quarantaine facilities.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N964AM
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
787-8
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B788
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 13, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeromexico

Flight number
AM-37

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N964AM

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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