Serious incident to the Airbus A330 registered 4R-ALM operated by Srilankan on 18/09/2021 en route

Fêlure du pare-brise lors d'une tempête de grêle, atterrissage au-dessus de la masse maximale

Responsible entity

Sri Lanka - AIB

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Sri Lankan authorities:

Captains and First Officer’s windshield shattered during climb at FL 340 due to suspected hail storm.

Subsequently aircraft returned to CMB and overweight landing was carried out.