Spicejet B738 near Mumbai on May 28th 2022, cracked windshield

Last Update: June 2, 2022 / 12:33:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 28, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-385

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Gorakhpur, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SLG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SLG performing flight SG-385 from Mumbai to Gorakhpur (India), was enroute at FL370 about 280nm northeast of Mumbai when the outer pane of the right hand windshield cracked. The crew descended the aircraft to FL280 and returned to Mumbai for a safe landing on runway 27 about 100 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration VT-SZN reached Gorakhpur with a delay of about 4.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 24 hours after landing back.

The airline reported the outer pane of the right hand windshield broke.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 28, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-385

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Gorakhpur, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SLG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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