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SpiceJet Mumbai-Gorakhpur flight's windshield cracks during cruise - What happened next

The air traffic controller was apprised and the aircraft landed safely at the Mumbai airport.

Atul Singh Reported by: Atul Singh Mumbai Updated on: May 28, 2022 23:48 IST
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Image of the cracked windshield

Highlights

  • A SpiceJet flight, bound to Gorakhpur, returned back to Mumbai after a crack was seen on windshield.
  • The air traffic controller was apprised and the aircraft landed safely at the Mumbai airport

A SpiceJet flight was returned back to Mumbai on Saturday, abandoning its journey to Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur after a crack was seen on the windshield, an official statement read. 

"On May 28, SpiceJet Boeing 737 aircraft was scheduled to operate SG-385 (Mumbai-Gorakhpur).  During cruise, windshield outer pane was observed to be cracked," an airline spokesperson said. He added that the pilot-in-control decided to return the plane back to Mumbai. 

The air traffic controller was apprised and the aircraft landed safely at the Mumbai airport, the spokesperson added. 

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