Air France Jet Returns to Newcastle due to Cracked Windshield

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
By George Hatcher

Air FranceAir France flight AF1059 had to return and make an emergency landing at Newcastle Airport, England, on August 31.

The Cityjet Avro RJ-85 plane took off for Paris but had to return shortly afterwards after the pilots reported cracked windshield.

The plane landed uneventfully and no one was hurt.

It is believed that the windshield cracked due to bird strike.

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