Air Canada A320 near Toronto on Mar 8th 2012, shattered windshield

Last Update: April 10, 2012 / 21:53:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 8, 2012

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-919

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FDSN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FDSN performing flight AC-919 from Miami,FL (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 122 people on board, was on approach to Toronto about 110 nm south of the airport when the captain's windshield shattered. The crew declared emergency, worked the relevant checklists and continued for a safe landing on runway 33L about 25 minutes later. The Canadian TSB reported the captain's windshield shattered prompting the crew to declare emergency. After landing without further incident maintenance replaced the windshield and its window heat computer.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 8, 2012

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-919

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FDSN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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