Virgin Australia B738 near Darwin on Jun 10th 2021, cracked windshield

Last Update: June 11, 2021 / 21:33:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
VH-VUY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800, registration VH-VUY performing positioning flight VA-9945 from Darwin,NT (Australia) to Hong Kong (China), had just reached cruise level 400 when the crew decided to return to Darwin reporting a cracked windshield. The aircraft performed a VOR T approach to Darwin's runway 11 and landed safely back about 70 minutes after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Darwin about 37 hours after landing back, but is scheduled to depart for the journey again at Jun 12th noon (local time).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
VH-VUY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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