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A319 FO windshield blowout

Old 14th May 2018, 19:25
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Originally Posted by F-16GUY
Anyone who have a link to said video?
It's an ATR not the A319, the title is misleading.

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Old 14th May 2018, 19:55
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FOs shirt ripped up
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Old 14th May 2018, 20:18
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Looks like a long sleeve shirt. Doesn't matter, I guess
Respect and kudos to the crew!
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Old 14th May 2018, 21:05
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Originally Posted by MartinAOA
It's an ATR not the A319, the title is misleading.
Interesting. Do you have any idea when and where the ATR incident in question occurred ?
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Old 14th May 2018, 22:00
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Well done Captain Liu Shunjian and the 3U8633 Crew; worthy of recognition of the highest order!
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Old 14th May 2018, 22:46
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In another thread I recently wrote
It speaks well of the overall safety of the industry that, now, every cracked windscreen seems to make it onto these pages.
This event was not what I had in mind.
To say it was a fortunate outcome, while true, belittles the skill and competency used to achieve that outcome.
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Old 14th May 2018, 22:56
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Well done. Respect. Thank you shimin for sharing.
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Old 14th May 2018, 23:16
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK
Interesting. Do you have any idea when and where the ATR incident in question occurred ?
No idea, unfortunately. A319 doesn't have a protruding ERP, so it's most likely an ATR.
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Old 14th May 2018, 23:29
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Interesting thought for all those simulator scenarios that sometimes in the real world 10,000 feet may not be readily available.
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Old 15th May 2018, 00:04
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Are there any reports regarding the FOs condition?
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Old 15th May 2018, 00:29
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Originally Posted by svhar
Well done. Respect. Thank you shimin for sharing.
You are most welcome!
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Old 15th May 2018, 00:42
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Originally Posted by stilton
Are there any reports regarding the FOs condition?
He is getting better. I am unable to insert his photo in hospital here. The URL seems unavailable here.
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Old 15th May 2018, 01:14
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Holy crxp !!
Very well done that crew. I have had the outer pane shatter in an A320, with attendant arcing etc, but for the entire screen to depart the aircraft ???!!!!

Is this another case of the wrong bolts or badly made bolts being used like in the BA 5390 flight all those years’ ago?

How did the FCU and RHS glareshield get wrenched up - was that the F/O smashing into it I wonder? Poor guy, hope he’s OK.
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Old 15th May 2018, 01:40
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Update: The crew: It is a great honor to ensure the safety of all passengers.
14th 8:30 P.M. Chengdu Business newspaper client reporter visit the two injured crew members, flight attendants Zhou Yanwen and copilot Xu Ruichen. At present, both two are in good condition without any serious issues. The two people on the hospital beds are in a good mental state, but the experience of breathtaking, two people still seem a little tired.
Zhou Yanwen: Believe us, don't worry, the crew has the ability to make everyone safe!
Zhou Yanwen said, now some pain in the waist, only lie rest. Colleagues rushed to the bed side to take care of. "At that time the attendants shouted, make the passengers assured that we can do it. ‘Don't worry, the flight crew has the ability to keep everyone safe!’”
Injured co-pilot Xu Ruichen: All is to be done.
Xu Ruichen says his physical condition is good, "feels good"
Xu Ruichen was born in 1991 and the shattered glass was in front of him. At present Xu Ruichen's body condition is quite good, "feels very good, the hearing has resumed”. For the praise of the hero, he says it should be done and all passengers should be safe. For the thrilling moment of his own suffering, he has not much to say.
By now 58 passengers continued to go to Lhasa after the accident and arrived safely. 29 passengers are in the hospital.
Captain Liu Shunjian: It is a great honor to ensure the safety of all passengers, thanks all for their concern and the great teamwork of all crew members.
My words here:
I am unable to insert photos here. The URL seems unavailable here.
Western China is the world's highest plateau, Chengdu is located in the famous Sichuan basin. Less than 50 kilometers the west side is surrounded by 4-5 km snow mountains while standard safe altitude for decompression is only 3km.
If you travel to Lhasa by plane, you will realize that these mountains seem to be just at your feet. At the time of the accident, the plane is located at the Mikos waypoint, with Mach 0.74-0.75. Of course, it is at 9800 meters cruise altitude, but the real clearance is only 3000 meters, so, I think that the Captain Liu chose to slow down first to get stable control rather than drop height is absolutely correct. In cases where automation is almost impossible to use, I do not think that complying with any written SOPs is a priority. Captain Liu is following the basic rule, Aviate, Navigate and Communicate. This is the first thing he learnt from student time. The crew didn't have time to run the check list first. So do the Sully and Shults who had no time to run completely the checklist. It is time to play airmanship. Of course, before landing, the crew completed the overweight landing checklist.
Finally, some posts so concerned about where the plane is made. I am sure that no matter the BA time or this incident, both the cockpits are not made by China.
No matter where the aircraft is made, no matter which country the plane belongs to, it does not affect my own salute to the flight crews and attendants. Just because here is called Professional Pilot Forum and Organization.

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Old 15th May 2018, 01:56
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Originally Posted by Suvarnabhumi
This video of arcing that is circulating online is not an A319 !

In the A320 family aircraft I would hope crews are actually aware of the QRH procedure , know where to find the CBs quickly and not start filming with their iPhone trying to be the next social media star.

​​​​​​Before you start shooting your mouth off, what if they are taking video to show what's occurring after the checklist has been actioned as in the problem wasn't fixed! Secondly the video is unrelated to the issue being discussed here, the video incident most likely ended uneventfully otherwise it would be well publicised.

Back to this incident the window frame left the aircraft as can be seen in the post landing photo so the issue is was the window installed correctly?

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Old 15th May 2018, 02:16
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Great job Captain, and a great attempt at literal translation.
My body should have been a very big wobble.
Classic!
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Old 15th May 2018, 02:26
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Captain Liu had to fly at FL235,minimum safe altitude due to mountains, for 8min to get out of the moutain areas then he was able to further low the plane to the standard 3km altitude for decompression accident.
I am sure both pilots no time to play phones at cockpit or want to be a media star if you can read local report and vedio interview in Chinese. All of them refuse to be called hero and adopt a very low profile.
However, the nation and the company will willinig and ready to pay what the all the crew deserved.
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Old 15th May 2018, 02:28
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Originally Posted by crwkunt roll
Great job Captain, and a great attempt at literal translation.

Classic!
Thank you! I am try to do my best.
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Old 15th May 2018, 04:34
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Its an ATR on the video.
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Old 15th May 2018, 05:05
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Originally Posted by Dubaian
Many thanks for your translations shimin
Yes, thank you.

And great praise to the crew in coping so well with a very nasty incident.
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