SAT B735 near Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on Aug 19th 2012, cracked windshield

Last Update: August 21, 2012 / 10:06:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 19, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HZ-111

Aircraft Registration
RA-73013

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

A SAT Airlines Boeing 737-500, registration RA-73013 performing flight HZ-111 from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Russia) to Seoul (South Korea) with 85 passengers and 8 crew, was enroute about 45 minutes into the flight when the outer pane of the first officer's windshield cracked. The crew actioned the relevant checklists and returned to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk for a safe landing.

The Far Eastern Transport Prosecution Office erroneously identified the flight as Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to Sapporo (Japan) - no such flight was scheduled on Aug 18th - and opened an investigation into the occurrence.

Rosaviatsia (Russia's Civil Aviation Authority) reported flight HZ-111 to Seoul was about 45 minutes into the flight when the outer pane of the heated right hand windshield cracked.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 19, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HZ-111

Aircraft Registration
RA-73013

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

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