Alaska B739 near Las Vegas on Jun 1st 2021, cracked windshield

Last Update: June 2, 2021 / 21:16:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 1, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-203

Aircraft Registration
N263AK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N263AK performing flight AS-203 from Puerto Vallarta (Mexico) to Seattle,WA (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 130nm eastsoutheast of Las Vegas,NV (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Las Vegas due to a cracked windshield. The aircraft descended to FL240 for the diversion and landed safely on Las Vegas' runway 26L with emergency services on stand by about 25 minutes after leaving FL360.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Las Vegas about 20 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N263AK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-990ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B739
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 1, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-203

Aircraft Registration
N263AK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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