Jazz CRJ9 near Buffalo on Oct 3rd 2021, cracked windshield

Last Update: October 5, 2021 / 19:46:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-7707

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GJZS

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

A Jazz Canadair CRJ-900, registration C-GJZS performing flight QK-7707 from Washington Dulles,DC (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 71 people on board, was enroute at FL320 about 110nm southsoutheast of Buffalo,NY when the crew received a "R WINDSHIELD HEAT" caution message, the first officer noticed charring around the heating element on the right forward windshield. While the crew worked the related checklist, the windshield cracked, the crew verified the inner pane was secure, cabin pressure remained unaffected. The crew declared PAN PAN, requested to descend and were cleared to descend to FL280 and FL260, the aircraft continued to Toronto for a safe landing about 35 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported prior to landing the captain took control of the aircraft as he had the clear view.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 3, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-7707

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GJZS

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ9

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