2:17 PM PT — Sources near the investigation inform TMZ … the offender for the cracked windshield is believed to be a chicken that got here into contact whereas within the air. Thriller solved, or so it appears.
An American Airways flight encountered one of the vital terrifying issues a airplane might undergo mid-flight — one among its home windows began trying like a spider internet … and it occurred within the cockpit, no much less.
Take a look at these wild photographs TMZ obtained of an AA flight that was on its method to Cleveland, OH Saturday … one thing apparently struck the cockpit’s windshield and rattling close to shattered it to items.
BTW, this occurred halfway via the journey … the airplane was pressured to show round for an emergency touchdown in Chicago.
The passengers did not know something was amiss, till the captain obtained on the intercom and mentioned it appears like they hit one thing and the window was cracked. The pilot reassured passengers the airplane was nonetheless totally operational … nonetheless, it was actually scary.
The jet was greeted by fireplace vans and different emergency automobiles. It taxied to the gate and the relieved passengers disembarked.
After an hour’s wait, passengers boarded one other airplane and have been off on their merry approach. American tells us they’re trying into the incident.
Hopefully, Sully was on standby … simply in case.
Initially Printed — 1:38 PM PT