China News Service, January 20. According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on the morning of the 20th local time, a Japanese Airlines Boeing 737 had a crack in the window on the way from Tokyo to Aomori, and then returned in an emergency.
Data map: Japan Airlines passenger plane.
According to reports, the plane took off from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport at 7:50 local time on the 20th. When the plane flew over Fukushima at around 8:15, the pilot found a crack in the window of the captain in the cockpit.
According to reports, after discovering the abnormality, the pilot urgently contacted ground personnel and successfully returned to Haneda Airport.
According to reports, the physical condition of the 48 passengers and 7 flight attendants on the plane was not abnormal. All the passengers took another flight to their destination at 11:30 local time.
Japan Airlines stated that the windows of the aircraft were of multi-layer design, and only one of the cracks appeared this time.
At present, the airline is investigating the detailed reasons.