American B772 near Los Angeles on Apr 8th 2021, cracked windshield

Last Update: April 9, 2021 / 17:08:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-5

Aircraft Registration
N752AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N752AN performing flight AA-5 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Honolulu,HI (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 300nm northnortheast of Los Angeles,CA (USA) when the crew reported the first officer's windshield cracked. The aircraft initally maintained FL360, then descended to FL200 and diverted to Los Angeles for a safe landing on runway 25R about 40 minutes after leaving FL360.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration N725AN reached Honolulu with a delay of 3.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in LAX about 21 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-5

Aircraft Registration
N752AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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