Lufthansa A321 near Pristina on Aug 20th 2016, cracked windshield

Last Update: August 21, 2016 / 21:16:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1290

Destination
Bodrum, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
D-AISV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AISV performing flight LH-1290 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Bodrum (Turkey), was enroute at FL330 about 20nm north of Pristina (Kosovo) when the crew decided to turn around and divert to Munich (Germany) after the captain's windshield cracked. The aircraft climbed to FL340 for the return and landed safely in Munich about 90 minutes after turning around.

The passengers were taken to hotels.

A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration D-AIDT departed the following morning and reached Bodrum with a delay of 18 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1290

Destination
Bodrum, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
D-AISV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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