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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 188351
Last updated: 30 September 2020
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Date:21-JUN-2016
Time:4:03 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231
Owner/operator:Vietnam Airlines
Registration: VN-A351
C/n / msn: 3005
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 184
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:120nm northeast of Ho Chi Minh City -   Vietnam
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport (HAN/VVNB)
Destination airport:Can Tho International Airport (VCA/VVCT)
Narrative:
Vietnam Airlines flight VN1201 Hanoi to Can Tho had to divert as a result of a crack windshield.
The aircraft, an Airbus A321-200, was enroute at FL320 when the crew decided to divert to Ho Chi Minh City after the first officer's windshield cracked. The aircraft landed safely on Ho Chi Minh City Airport's runway 25L about 20 minutes later.

Sources:

http://www.thanhniennews.com/travel/cracks-in-window-delay-vietnam-airlines-flight-63344.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/vn1201#a16b22a


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jun-2016 15:01 AF5541 Added
24-Jun-2016 15:02 harro Updated [Narrative]

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