Iberia A343 at Madrid on Dec 8th 2015, cracked windshield

Last Update: December 8, 2015 / 21:51:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 8, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6341

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-GLE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

An Iberia Airbus A340-300, registration EC-GLE performing flight IB-6341 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to Guatemala City (Guatemala), was climbing out of Madrid when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 reporting a cracked windshield, entered a hold, dumped fuel and returned to Madrid for a safe landing on runway 32L about 2:15 hours after departure.

The airline confirmed a "technical incident".

A replacement A340-300 registration EC-GHX departed for Guatemala City as flight IB-41 and is estimated to reach the destination with a delay of 5.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 8, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-6341

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-GLE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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