Incident at CRONO

Summary

2011-04-06: UPDATE TSB: A11A0011: At 1015 NDT, American Airlines flight AAL65, a B767 (registration, N366AA) requested an emergency descent due to a cracked left front windshield. The flight was cleared to FL240. The flight crew subsequently determined the windshield's outer layer suffered an electrical failure. After consulting with company maintenance it was determined that the flight could safely continue with the cracked windshield. At 1050 NDT, AAL65 advised that operations were normal and requested climb to FL300. The flight was cleared as requested and proceeded uneventfully to destination. The windshield and heat control unit were replaced at destination by maintenance personnel.
2011-03-28: AAL65, a Boeing 767 enroute from Zurich (LSZH) to New York (KJFK) requested an emergency descent due to a cracked windshield. Air Traffic Control (ATC) cleared AAL65 to 24000 ft. The flight crew later advised that operations were normal, requested a climb to 30000 ft and proceeding to the destination. The aircraft was cleared as requested. TSB Case Closed

Details


CADORS Number 2011A0232
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2011-03-26 - 13:45
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, CRONO
TSB Occurrence Number A11A0011
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 130339-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. (5412) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model  Silhouette image of 767 300
767 300
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AAL65
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Windshield/window (aircraft)

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