Japan Transocean B734 near Okinawa on May 6th 2017, cracked windshield

Last Update: May 8, 2017 / 21:27:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NU-44

Destination
Nagoya, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA8998

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

A Japan Transocean Air Boeing 737-400, registration JA8998 performing flight NU-44 from Okinawa to Nagoya (Japan) with 148 passengers and 5 crew, was climbing out of Okinawa when the first officer's windshield cracked prompting the flight crew to return to Okinawa for a safe landing.

The airline reported the outer pane of the 5 panes of the first officer's windshield cracked, the aircraft returned to Okinawa. A replacement aircraft took the 148 passengers to Nagoya about 55 minutes after landing back.

A replacement Boeing 737-400 registration JA8939 reached Nagoya with a delay of 105 minutes.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NU-44

Destination
Nagoya, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA8998

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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