Flybe Embraer E195 Windshield Cracks at Newquay

Photo: Jon Stobbs

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Flybe Embraer ERJ-195, performing flight from Newquay to London Gatwick with 92 passengers, was climbing out of Newquay when the crew stopped the climb due to a cracked outer layer of a windshield and returned to Newquay for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were bussed to London.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 34 hours after landing back.