Atlas B744 near Leipzig on Aug 14th 2023, cracked windshield

Last Update: August 16, 2023 / 13:33:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Atlas Air

Flight number
PO-956

Aircraft Registration
N445MC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

An Atlas Air Boeing 747-400 on behalf of Polar Air Cargo, registration N445MC performing flight PO-956 from Leipzig (Germany) to Tokyo Narita (Japan), was enroute at FL290 near Brno (Czech Republic) when the crew descended the aircraft to FL170 and initiated a return to Leipzig due to a cracked windshield. The aircraft dumped fuel and landed safely back in Leipzig about 90 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 29 hours, then departed again for the flight.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N445MC
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
747-4B5F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Atlas Air

Flight number
PO-956

Aircraft Registration
N445MC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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