LOT B788 near New York on Aug 20th 2022, passenger window damage

Last Update: August 22, 2022 / 21:23:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LO-6

Aircraft Registration
SP-LRA

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-8, registration SP-LRA performing flight LO-6 from Warsaw (Poland) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was enroute at FL400 about 300nm northeast of New York when one of the passenger windows cracked. The aircraft descended to 10,000 feet reaching 10,000 feet about 15 minutes later and continued to New York for a safe landing.

The airline reported the electrophotochromatic layer used to darken the window of the passenger window was damaged, the tightness of the window however was not impaired. The aircraft was dispatched for the return flight, the window is going to be replaced in Warsaw.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in New York for about 5 hours, then departed for its next flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LO-6

Aircraft Registration
SP-LRA

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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