Cathay Pacific A333 near Hong Kong on Aug 26th 2016, windshield cracked in turbulence

Last Update: August 26, 2016 / 17:32:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-312

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
B-LBJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300, registration B-LBJ performing flight CX-312 from Hong Kong to Beijing (China), was climbing out of Hong Kong when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing a windshield to crack. The crew stopped the climb at 8100 meters (FL266) and returned to Hong Kong for a safe landing on runway 25R about 65 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-312

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
B-LBJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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