Japan Commuter AT42 at Kagoshima on May 23rd 2024, windshield seals peeled off

Last Update: May 23, 2024 / 15:49:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JL-3801

Destination
Wadomari, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA04JC

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

A Japan Air Commuter Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-600 on behalf JAL Japan Airlines, registration JA04JC performing flight JL-3801 from Kagoshima to Wadomari (Japan) with 29 people on board, was climbing out of Kagoshima when the crew stopped the climb at FL180 and decided to return to Kagoshima for a safe landing about one hour after departure.

The airline reported the captain noticed about 40cm of windshield seals had peeled off prompting the return to Kagoshima.

A replacement ATR-42-600 registration JA10JC reached Wadomari with a delay of about 2:15 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JL-3801

Destination
Wadomari, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA04JC

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

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