Cityjet RJ85 near Dublin on Mar 18th 2016, cracked windshield

Last Update: March 18, 2016 / 21:32:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
WX-118

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJU

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

A Cityjet Avro RJ-85, registration EI-RJU performing flight WX-118 from Dublin (Ireland) to London City,EN (UK), was climbing out of Dublin when the crew stopped the climb at FL130 due to a cracked windshield and returned to Dublin for a safe landing on runway 28 about 35 minutes after departure.

A replacement RJ-85 registration EI-RJD reached London's City Airport with a delay of 3:15 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft returned as precaution.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
WX-118

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJU

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

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