Canada B772 over Black Sea on Jan 29th 2023, cracked windshield

Last Update: February 13, 2023 / 21:42:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 29, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-43

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FIUJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An Air Canada Boeing 777-200, registration C-FIUJ performing flight AC-43 from Delhi (India) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 33 people on board, was enroute at FL320 over the Blac Sea about 300nm east of Burgas (Bulgaria) when the crew reported the first officer's outer windshield pane had cracked. The crew decided to divert to London Heathrow,EN (UK) where the aircraft landed safely about 3.5 hours later.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance actually found the inner pane of the first officer's windshield cracked. The operator's maintenance as well as the manufacturer are investigating. The windshield as well as both left and right windshield heaters were replaced.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Heathrow for about 33 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FIUJ
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
777-233LR
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 29, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-43

Departure
Delhi, India

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FIUJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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