THY B738 near Graz on Jan 3rd 2021, cracked windshield

Last Update: January 5, 2021 / 15:16:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-7738

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
TC-SBV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-SBV performing flight TK-7738 from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (Turkey) to Munich (Germany) with 93 passengers, was enroute at FL400 about 14nm north of Graz (Austria) when the crew initiated an early descent reporting the captain's windshield had cracked. The aircraft continued to Munich for a safe landing on runway 26L about 30 minutes later and taxied to the apron.

The return flight TK-7739 was cancelled.

The aircraft is still on the ground about 52 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TK-7738

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
TC-SBV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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