Malta A319 near Cagliari on Mar 16th 2015, cracked window with no cracks

Last Update: March 16, 2015 / 23:33:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Malta

Flight number
KM-146

Departure
Malta, Malta

Aircraft Registration
9H-AEG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air Malta Airbus A319-100, registration 9H-AEG performing flight KM-146 from Malta (Malta) to Manchester,EN (UK), was enroute at FL360 about 60nm northeast of Cagliari (Italy) when the crew decided to return to Malta reporting a cracked window. The aircraft landed safely back in Malta about one hour later.

The airline reported no cracks were found at the window. However, condensation water above usual levels was found between the panels of the window which caused the impression of a cracked window.

The occurrence Airbus A319-100 registration 9H-AEG reached Manchester with a delay of 4:15 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Malta

Flight number
KM-146

Departure
Malta, Malta

Aircraft Registration
9H-AEG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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