Ryanair Boeing 737 Captain’s Windshield Cracks

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A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Venice (Italy) to Hamburg (Germany), cracked windshield.

  • Aircraft was climbing out of Venice when the captain’s windshield began to glow at the right upper corner followed by the captain’s windshield to crack.
  • The crew levelled off at FL280 to run the related checklists, verified it was just the outer pane of the windshield that had cracked and decided to continue the flight in accordance with the checklists.
  • The aircraft climbed to FL320 and landed safely in Hamburg about 90 minutes after departure.

Source: avherald.com