A dramatic emergency took place over china yesterday when a cockpit window broke apart abd fell off in mid air and co-pilot had half his body sucked out of the window.
A co-pilot cheated death when a cockpit window broke and fell out during a flight in China.
The windshield on the right side of the Airbus A319’s cockpit cracked shattered and fell out I mid air. The incident occurred when plane had just reached its crushing altitude of 32,000 feet about 30 minutes after it had taken off.
The sichuan airlines co-pilot who was wearing a seatbelt was pulled to safety. His captain, captain liu chuanjian performed an emergency landing making an unscheduled stop in Chengdu. Later the captain spoke to the Chengdu economic daily about the ordeal. there was no warning sign suddenly the windshield just cracked and made a loud bang.
The next thing co-pilot had been sucked halfway out of the window he reveled everything in the cockpit was floating in the air most of equipment malfunctioned.
A passenger described the panic in a cabin to china news service. The crew we’re serving us breakfast when the aircraft began to shake. We didn’t know what was going on and we we’re panicked wr experienced then the oxygen masks dropped experienced a few second of freefall before it stabilised again. I don’t dare to take an airplane anymore but i am also Happy I had a narrow escape “
A member of cabin crew was injured but no passengers were hurt.
Keerthana . JR