Vietnam A321 at Hanoi on May 19th 2024, cracked windshield

Last Update: May 23, 2024 / 13:30:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 19, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VN-1207

Destination
Can Tho, Vietnam

Aircraft Registration
VN-A605

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Vietnam Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration VN-A605 performing flight VN-1207 from Hanoi to Can Tho (Vietnam), was climbing through FL170 out of Hanoi when the crew decided to return to Hanoi due to the right hand windshield being cracked. The aircraft landed safely on Hanoi's runway 11L about 50 minutes after departure.

A post flight inspection also revealed a large dent in the nose of the aircraft.

A replacement A321-200 registration VN-A611 reached Can Tho with a delay of about 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 18 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 19, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VN-1207

Destination
Can Tho, Vietnam

Aircraft Registration
VN-A605

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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