Silkair Airbus A320 Finds Crack in Windshield


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A Silkair Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Chiang Mai (Thailand) to Singapore (Singapore) with 146 people on board, cracked windshield.

  • Aircraft was climbing out of Chiang Mai when the crew stopped the climb at FL180 due to a crack in the windshield.
  • The aircraft landed safely back in Chiang Mai about 45 minutes after departure.
  • A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration 9V-MGB reached Singapore with a delay of 11 hours.