Enter B738 near Athens on Nov 5th 2023, cracked windshield
Last Update: December 6, 2023 / 19:34:50 GMT/Zulu time
A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration SP-ESE reached Katowice with a delay of about 7.5 hours.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 19 hours, then positioned to Warsaw (Poland).
On Dec 6th 2023 Poland's PKBWL reported: "While flying at cruising altitude, an unknown object, possibly metal, struck the cabin window, which began to crack and arc with flames and smoke. The crew reduced altitude and, after ensuring there was no structural damage, continued their descent at an increased speed. As the condition of the window deteriorated over time, the crew decided to perform a precautionary landing. After completing all procedures, a safe approach and landing were performed." The PKBWL opened an investigation into the occurrence rated an incident.
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