Sunwing B738 at Antalya and Bucharest on Sep 17th 2022, cracked windshield
Last Update: September 18, 2022 / 16:09:13 GMT/Zulu time
The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Bucharest due to a cracked cockpit window. The windshield was damaged for unknown reasons. The passengers could not be accomodated at Bucharest due to shortage of hotel rooms.
Passengers reported there was a dent near the windshield and a cracked windshield, raising suspicions of a bird strike.
A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration OO-JEF positioned from Brussels to Bucharest, resumed the flight and delivered the passengers to Rotterdam the following day with a delay of about 18 hours.
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Bucharest about 22 hours after landing.
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