LATAM Brazil A320 at Sao Paulo on Nov 30th 2020, cracked windshield

Last Update: December 2, 2020 / 17:50:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 30, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JJ-8020

Aircraft Registration
PR-MHA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A LATAM Brazil Airbus A320-200, registration PR-MHA performing flight JJ-8020 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA (Argentina) with 159 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Sao Paulo deviating around weather when the left hand windshield cracked. The crew stopped the climb at about 17000 feet and decided to return to Sao Paulo for an overweight but safe landing on runway 27L about 30 minutes after departure.

Brazil's CENIPA reported the aircraft sustained minor damage when the left hand windshield cracked while the aircraft was deviating around weather.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 48 hours later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 30, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JJ-8020

Aircraft Registration
PR-MHA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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