Cracked Windshield: Emerald AT72 enroute on Sep 12th 2023

An Emerald Airlines UK Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf of Aer Lingus, registration G-CMJL performing flight EI-3603 from Southampton to Belfast City, NÍ (UK), suffered a cracked windshield enroute prompting emergency services to be on standby for the safe landing on runway 04.

A passenger reported upon landing the aircraft was followed by emergency vehicles. After taxiing to the stand, the passengers were informed that the captain’s windshield had cracked.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Belfast about 30 hours after landing.