Qatar B772 near Male on Aug 6th 2021, cracked windshield

Last Update: August 7, 2021 / 13:16:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QR-677

Destination
Doha, Qatar

Aircraft Registration
A7-BBD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-200, registration A7-BBD performing flight QR-677 from Male (Maldives) to Doha (Qatar), was enroute at FL380 about 210nm northnorthwest of Male when the left windshield cracked prompting the crew to return to Male. The aircraft descended normally to FL100 initially levelling off at FL100 about 30 minutes after leaving FL380 and landed safely back on Male's runway 36 (to be assigned 36L) about 90 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration A7-BEI was dispatched from Doha to Male as flight QR-3162, landed in Male but has not departed again about 10 hours after landing.

Another replacement Boeing 777-200, registration A7-BBE, performed flight QR-672 from Doha to Male and carried the passengers for the return flight QR-677D back to Doha, who arrived with a delay of 16:20 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QR-677

Destination
Doha, Qatar

Aircraft Registration
A7-BBD

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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