Serious incident Airbus A330-343 4R-ALM, 18 Sep 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A330-343
Owner/operator:SriLankan Airlines
Registration: 4R-ALM
MSN: 1583
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:over southern India -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB/VCBI)
Destination airport:Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH/OERK)
Investigating agency: DCA Sri Lanka
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
SriLankan Airlines flight UL1265, an Airbus A330-343, was climbing through FL340 over southern India when the captain's and first officer's windshield shattered during a hail storm.
Subsequently the aircraft returned to CMB and an overweight landing was carried out 60 minutes after takeoff. 
The aircraft resumed service 32 hours later.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

15 Sep 2022 4R-ALM SriLankan Airlines 0 Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB/VCBI) min

Revision history:

10-Oct-2021 19:22 harro Added
10-Oct-2021 19:22 harro Updated [Category]

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