Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Cockpit Window Breaks at 32000 Feet

15 May, 2018, 13:49 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • Chinese plane windshield pops out mid-flight

"When I looked over, the co-pilot's body's was hanging halfway out of the window".

Zeng Jun, one of the passengers, told Chengdu Business Daily: 'The plane suddenly descended after flying about an hour in the air. There was an immediate loss in cockpit pressure and temperature drop.

The incident happened close to the Chengdu Airport, where the flight carried out a emergency landing after around 45 minutes from the incident.

The co-pilot and another crew member, who suffered minor injuries, were the only people among the 119 passengers and nine crew members who got hurt in the incident, according to Sichuan Airlines' account on the social media platform Sina Weibo.

Monday's accident comes less than a month after a woman was killed in the Southwest Airline's plane engine explosion, which caused one of the passengers to be partially sucked out of the porthole.

'The exploded window caused the cockpit to decompress immediately, everything in the cockpit was floating in the air.

A Sichuan Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing after one of the cockpit windows fell off.

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The aircraft was shaking ferociously and he could not read the metres.

While a passenger said: "The crew were serving us breakfast when the aircraft began to shake". The pilots had a hard time after the window fell out, with one of them telling the Red Star News that the window fell around 150 km (93 miles) from the city of Chengdu. We didn't know what was going on and we panicked.

Footage was published showing the broken window and equipment in the cockpit, as well as oxygen masks dangling from the ceiling of the cabin. "We experienced a few seconds of free fall before it stabilized again".

'I'm still nervous. I don't dare to take an airplane anymore.

Reports from yesterday also said 27 flight passengers claimed to be unwell after the incident and had to be hospitalised.

Aviation authorities have launched an investigation after the cockpit windshield of a Sichuan Airlines flight blew out in midair, sucking the co-pilot partly out of the aircraft.

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