CHINA Cracked windshield forces Chinese flight to return


Cracked windshield forces Chinese flight to return

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11:05, November 07, 2019

A plane travelling from Harbin to Ningbo made a safe return after its windshield broke on Tuesday, Shenzhen Airlines announced.

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On Tuesday afternoon, the flight took off from Harbin at around 6 pm local time. But 10 minutes later, the crew detected cracks in the windshield. The plane then made an emergency landing in Harbin at 7:10 pm with all crew members and passengers safe.

The aircraft's model is Boeing 737NG. According to the airline company, it was the outer layer of the windshield that broke.

(Compiled by Li Bowen)

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