Incident at 35NM West of Brandon, Manitoba


1996-03-21: ACA166, a EA32 Airbus A320 (Air Canada), 35NM west of Brandon at FL370, requested descent and rerouting to Winnipeg due to a cracked windscreen. The aircraft landed Rwy 36 safely at 1734Z. Update: Investigation revealed that the windshield maintained its structural integrity and the lattice type fracture was restricted to the inner laminations of the shield assembly.


CADORS Number 1995C0257
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-07-10 - 17:18
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 35NM West of Brandon, Manitoba
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FDSU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model  Silhouette image of A320 211
A320 211
Year Built 1990
Engine Type Turbo fan
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Airframe failure

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