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China, Airbus investigating blown-out windshield on plane

AP  |  Beijing 

Chinese authorities and are investigating why a plane's window detached during a flight, forcing an emergency landing.

Flight 3U8633 was en route from Chongqing, China, to Lhasa, Tibet, on Monday morning when the window on the A319 jet broke off, according to the website of the Civil Administration of The co-pilot's seatbelt prevented him from being sucked out of the plane.

The plane made an emergency landing in Chengdu, The co-pilot and a flight attendant suffered minor injuries, but none of the 27 passengers was injured, according to a post from on Sina Weibo, which is China's version of

said yesterday it has assigned a team to investigate and will cooperate with Chinese authorities.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 08:25 IST