Druk A319 near Paro on Jun 15th 2014, cracked windshield

Last Update: June 15, 2014 / 17:00:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Druk Air

Flight number
KB-206

Departure
Paro, Bhutan

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
A5-RGG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Druk Air Airbus A319-100, registration A5-RGG performing flight KB-206 from Paro (Bhutan) to Mumbai (India), was climbing out of Paro when the captain's windshield cracked developing a spider net all across. The crew decided to divert to Kolkata (India) about 300nm south of Paro, where the aircraft landed safely.

Operations into and out of Paro belong to the most demanding around the planet, especially in case of technical trouble.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Druk Air

Flight number
KB-206

Departure
Paro, Bhutan

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
A5-RGG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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