United B788 at San Francisco on Feb 7th 2016, windshield problem

Last Update: February 7, 2016 / 23:17:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-35

Aircraft Registration
N27908

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A United Boeing 787-800, registration N27908 performing flight UA-35 from San Francisco,CA (USA) to Osaka Kansai (Japan), was climbing out of San Francisco's runway 28L when the crew requested to level off at 5000 feet reporting they had a windshield problem. After holding at 5000 feet for about 20 minutes the crew declared emergency and requested vectors to return to San Francisco. The aircraft landed safely on runway 28R about one hour after departure with emergency services on standby, the crew advised no further assistance was required.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-35

Aircraft Registration
N27908

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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