Incident Airbus A330-243 4R-ALH,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 276305
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Date:Wednesday 1 January 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:SriLankan Airlines
Registration: 4R-ALH
MSN: 627
Year of manufacture:2004
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 772-B60
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:80nm East of Kochi -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB/VCBI)
Destination airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Srilankan A330 was en route at 34,000ft over India when the crew initiated an emergency descent to 10,000 feet due to a cracked windshield. This occurred during a flight to London from Colombo. The aircraft returned to Colombo for a safe landing on runway 04 about one hour after leaving cruise altitude.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
7 April 2023 4R-ALH SriLankan Airlines 0 over southern India min
Windscreen cracks or failure
21 April 2023 4R-ALH SriLankan Airlines 0 near Colombo non
Loss of pressurization

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08-Mar-2022 19:45 Prometheus Added

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