LATAM Brazil A321 at Sao Paulo on Nov 17th 2020, both windshields cracked

Last Update: November 19, 2020 / 19:29:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 17, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JJ-3304

Destination
Belem, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PT-MXB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A LATAM Brazil Airbus A321-200, registration PT-MXB performing flight JJ-3304 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Belem,PA (Brazil) with 178 passengers and 7 crew, was climbing out of Sao Paulo deviating around weather, when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 after both windshields cracked. The crew decided to return to Guarulhos for an overweight but safe landing on runway 27L about 45 minutes after departure.

A replacement A321-200 registration PT-MXF reached Belem with a delay of 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Sao Paulo about 50 hours after landing back.

Brazil's CENIPA rated the occurrence an incident and did not open an invesitgation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 17, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JJ-3304

Destination
Belem, Brazil

Aircraft Registration
PT-MXB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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