Boeing, The world famous American airplane manufacturing company is now probing the problem of the windshield cracks on its 787 Dreamliner after Air India observed three such incidents in the recent past. A Delhi to Kolkata flight, earlier this month, was forced to come back to the Indira Gandhi International airport at New Delhi because of a crack in the cockpit window. A similar issue was also reported earlier in December 2013 and August 2014, which forced the famous aero plane manufacturer, Boeing to make certain changes to the windows.
Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president of sales, Asia-Pacific and India at Boeing Commercial Airplanes said that Air India went over that problem three years ago and then they changed the model of the windshield. The Air India is now reviewing the cockpit windows in the workshop to understand what exactly had happened.
Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president of sales, Asia-Pacific and India at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, also told the reporters on the sidelines of an event at Indian capital, New Delhi on Thursday that Air India has gone through that problem three years ago and they have changed the model of the windshield and are now learning the windows in the workshop to understand what happened. He also said that these recent illustrations, nevertheless, do not affect the overall flight safety. Keskar further added that it is not good that this incident happened, Air India is quite concerned and they look at it. But then there are many layers of protection on the windshield and there is undoubtedly no issue of the overall safety of the flight.
Air India in earlier years had also informed numerous such incidents in the year 2013 and 2014, which literally forced the famous aero plane manufacturer, Boeing to make certain critical changes to the windows and then resume the flights.