Sichuan Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing after cockpit windshield breaks

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com May 15, 2018 10:35

Sichuan Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing after cockpit windshield breaks

A Sichuan Airlines A319 was forced to make an emergency landing in the southwest Chinese city of Chengdu after a windshield on the right side of the jet’s cockpit broke off.

No passengers were injured in the incident but the pilot sitting in the right seat suffered scratches and a waist sprain, the Civil Aviation Administration of China’s (CAAC) Southwest Regional Administration said on its website.

A cabin crew member was also injured in the descent, according to the report.

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com May 15, 2018 10:35