American B772 near Dallas on Sep 12th 2020, cracked windshield

Last Update: September 13, 2020 / 22:08:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 12, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-36

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N778AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N778AN performing flight AA-36 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Madrid,SP (Spain), was enroute at FL370 about 270nm northeast of Dallas Ft. Worth when the crew decided to return to Dallas reporting a cracked windshield. The crew requested to descend to 16,000 feet for the return and was eventually cleared to descend to 10,000 feet reaching 10,000 feet about 28 minutes after leaving FL370. The aircraft landed safely back in Dallas Ft Worth about 100 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration N787AL reached Madrid with a delay of 6 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 22 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 12, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-36

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N778AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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