Incident ATR 72-500 (72-212A) 9M-MWD, Thursday 13 August 2015
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Date:Thursday 13 August 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Registration: 9M-MWD
MSN: 873
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:En-route from Kuching to Mulu, Sarawak -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kuching Airport (KCH)
Destination airport:Mulu Airport (MZV)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
MASwings ATR72-212A which operated MH3823 from Kuching Airport (KCH) to Mulu Airport (MZV) was diverted to Bintulu Airport (BTU) due to the left hand side (LHS) windshield cracked in flight while cruising at 15,000 feet.

Moisture ingress is believed to be the most likely cause of the windshield to crack.


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29-Dec-2019 17:57 harro Added

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