Delta B764 near Shannon on May 19th 2013, windscreen seal problem

Last Update: May 22, 2013 / 00:25:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 19, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-41

Aircraft Registration
N832MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-400, registration N832MH performing flight DL-41 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Minneapolis,MN (USA), was enroute at FL320 about 110nm west of Shannon (Ireland) about to enter Oceanic Airspace when the crew decided to turn around and return to London due to a noisy windscreen. The aircraft climbed to FL330 for the return, entered a hold at FL220 near Birmingham,EN (UK) for about one hour then commenced a safe landing at Heathrow Airport.

A replacement Boeing 767-400 registration N833MH reached Minneapolis with a delay of 7 hours.

A passenger reported they were having problems with the cabin pressure.

A defective windshield seal was identified as cause of the noise. The windshield was repaired and the aircraft positioned to New York JFK,NY (USA) the following day.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N832MH
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-432ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B764
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 19, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-41

Aircraft Registration
N832MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

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