Canada B38M near Minneapolis on Jul 5th 2022, cracked windshield

Last Update: July 21, 2022 / 18:40:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1072

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GEKZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

An Air Canada Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration C-GEKZ performing flight AC-1072 from Denver,CO (USA) to Montreal,QC (Canada), was just levelling off at cruise level 380 when the crew heard a loud cracking noise and determined the #3 window at the first officer side had cracked. The crew descended the aircraft to 9000 feet and diverted to Minneapolis,MN (USA) for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported the cabin pressure remained normal, the oxygen masks did not deploy.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GEKZ
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-8
ICAO Aircraft Type
B38M
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1072

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GEKZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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