An Air Canada Boeing 787 flying across the Atlantic was forced to turn back after its Windshield Cracked...
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November 26, 2019 - by Sinéad Baker for businessinsider.com
- An Air Canada Boeing 787-8 flight had to turn around Saturday when the crew spotted a crack in the windshield.
- Flight 857 was due to fly from London to Toronto but instead landed in Dublin because of the incident.
- The flight had already flown beyond Ireland and was over the Atlantic Ocean when it turned around, data from the flight-tracking website FlightRadar24 shows.
- The passengers were put on a different flight the next day, while the plane was repaired and put back into service, Air Canada told Business Insider.
- Other 787 flights have also experienced cracked windshields that prompted the planes to land.
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