Japan Aircraft cracks in cockpit window and stops takeoff Narita Airport Jan. 18, 13:04
On the morning of the 18th, a Japanese aircraft heading to Shanghai, China from Narita Airport had a crack in the cockpit window during takeoff gliding, and there was a problem canceling takeoff. There are no injuries to the passengers and Japan Airlines is investigating the cause.
According to Japan Airlines, at around 10 am on the 18th, Japan Airlines Flight 873 from Narita Airport to Shanghai, China, and a Boeing 787 aircraft cracked in the cockpit window during takeoff gliding and canceled takeoff. is.
At that time, the aircraft was about 55 km / h, shortly after the aircraft began takeoff gliding, but 79 passengers and crew members were injured.
After that, the aircraft returned to the parking area by self-propulsion. Of the four windows in the cockpit, a three-layer glass and acrylic structure, approximately 1m in length and approximately 1m10cm in front of the captain's seat, was formed. One of the windows was cracked in a mesh.
Japan Airlines has decided to transfer passengers to another aircraft and depart again, commenting that "we will investigate the cause and respond appropriately."