British Airways A21N near Athens on Sep 24th 2022, cracked windshield

Last Update: September 26, 2022 / 14:33:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-624

Destination
Rhodes, Greece

Aircraft Registration
G-NEOZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

A British Airways Airbus A321-200N, registration G-NEOZ performing flight BA-624 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Rhodes (Greece), was enroute at FL370 about 150nm north of Athens (Greece) when the crew decided to divert to Athens due to a cracked left windshield. The aircraft landed safely on Athens' runway 03L about 35 minutes later.

A replacement A321-200N registration G-NEOR reached Rhodes with a delay of about 10 hours.

The airline reported a technical issue prompted the diversion to Athens. A replacement aircraft was arranged to take the passengers to Rhodes.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Athens about 52 hours after landing.

Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-624

Destination
Rhodes, Greece

Aircraft Registration
G-NEOZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

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