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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211013
Last updated: 24 May 2018
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Date:14-MAY-2018
Time:07:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-133
Owner/operator:Sichuan Airlines
Registration: B-6419
C/n / msn: 4660
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 128
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:near Chongqing -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK
Destination airport:Lhasa Airport (LXA/ZULS)
Narrative:
A Sichuan Airlines Airbus A319-133 (B-6419) was damaged after one of the windshields in the cockpit separate from the aircraft. The flight took off from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, China at 22:27 UTC. The accident happened at 23:08 UTC, while the flight was cruising at FL321 over the city of Chengdu, China. The windshield on the starboard side of the cockpit was separated from the aircraft, causing an decompression of the aircraft. The aircraft landed successfully in Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, China. The copilot and a flight attendant were injured in this accident. The FCU was damaged, and the glare shield on the right side of the cockpit was missing. An unconfirmed report also stated that the flight was also suffered a loss of communication due to the huge noise and the damage caused by the decompression.

Sources:

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2146003/chinese-airliner-makes-emergency-landing-after-cockpit-window
https://twitter.com/flightradar24/status/995865217505652738
http://www.theavgeek.net/05/2018/jwelty/breaking-sichuan-airlines-airbus-a319-loses-windscreen-crew-injuries-reported/
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-airplane/sichuan-airlines-jet-makes-emergency-landing-after-cockpit-windshield-breaks-off-idUSKCN1IF0DR
https://weibo.com/1050227520/GgBnKBCUA?type=repost#_rnd1526280880244


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-May-2018 07:34 gerard57 Added
14-May-2018 08:19 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
14-May-2018 08:31 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants]
14-May-2018 11:24 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
14-May-2018 12:53 Anon. Updated [Date]
14-May-2018 20:03 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]
15-May-2018 03:53 harro Updated [Embed code]
15-May-2018 16:50 JerryC Updated [Narrative]

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