Cityjet RJ85 near Newcastle on Aug 31st 2015, cracked windshield

Last Update: August 31, 2015 / 21:29:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
AF-1059

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJG

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

A Cityjet Avro RJ-85 on behalf of Air France, registration EI-RJG performing flight AF-1059 from Newcastle,EN (UK) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), had just reached cruise FL 310 when the crew decided to return to Newcastle reporting the captain's windshield had cracked. The aircraft landed safely back in Newcastle about one hour after departure.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
AF-1059

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJG

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

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