American A319 near Charlotte on Aug 4th 2016, cracked windshield

Last Update: August 5, 2016 / 22:14:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 4, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1938

Aircraft Registration
N716UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An American Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N716UW performing flight AA-1938 from Charlotte,NC to Washington National,DC (USA) with 110 people on board, was climbing through FL230 out of Charlotte when the crew stopped the climb due to the first officer's windshield having cracked. The aircraft returned to Charlotte for a safe landing about 35 minutes after departure.

A replacement A319-100 registration N715UW reached Washington with a delay of 3.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 4, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1938

Aircraft Registration
N716UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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