Brussels A319 near Madrid on Apr 30th 2014, cracked windshield

Last Update: May 11, 2014 / 19:52:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 30, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SN-3731

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
OO-SSA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration OO-SSA performing flight SN-3731 from Brussels (Belgium) to Madrid,SP (Spain), completed what appeared to be a normal flight at FL350 performing a normal descent into Madrid with a safe landing, however, emergency services attended the aircraft upon landing.

The return flight SN-3732 the next morning was cancelled.

A passenger reported that the flight appeared normal, however, after landing the aircraft was escorted by fire trucks. Both cabin and flight crew told the passenger, who inquired just prior to disembarking the aircraft, that the aircraft had suffered a cracked windshield. Emergency services had been dispatched although not requested by the flight crew.

The incident aircraft positioned back to Brussels late May 1st 2014 and resumed service on May 2nd.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 30, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SN-3731

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
OO-SSA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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