Cockpit windshield cracks with Czech ...

Cockpit windshield cracks with Czech PM aboard

There are 1 comment on the Boston Herald story from May 26, 2013, titled Cockpit windshield cracks with Czech PM aboard. In it, Boston Herald reports that:

A Czech government plane's cockpit windshield cracked when Prime Minister Petr Necas was onboard heading for Russia.

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reality is a crutch

Nashua, NH

#1 May 27, 2013
This event is common in modern aircraft.

Repeated cycles of pressurization cause fatigue in the many layers of the windshield.

Cracks many appear but the windshield seldom fails completely.

Pilots train for this and many other event at flight safety.

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