American B738 near Birmingham on Mar 22nd 2024, cracked windshield

Last Update: March 25, 2024 / 19:38:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 22, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1285

Aircraft Registration
N971AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N971AN performing flight AA-1285 from Austin,TX to Charlotte,NC (USA), was enroute at FL350 about 75nm southwest of Birmingham,AL (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Birmingham due to a cracked windshield. The aircraft landed safely on Birmingham's runway 06 about 30 minutes after leaving FL350.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N935NN reached Charlotte with a delay of about 20.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground on Mar 25th 2024.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N971AN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-823
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 22, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1285

Aircraft Registration
N971AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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