SANTA ANA (CBS) — A flight from Atlanta to Santa Ana made an emergency landing in Dallas Thursday after the plane’s cockpit window cracked mid-flight.

Delta Flight 1795 landed safely in Dallas where the plane was inspected and taken to the gate. The flight’s 145 passengers boarded a different delta flight to John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana.

A photo submitted to by Mike Fleming, showed the Boeing 737’s cockpit window severely cracked, but the glass remained intact.

Comments (10)
  1. Nadir says:

    Allah be praised. He was watching out for these people.

    1. lacrossestar83 says:

      What’s sad is that some people will consider your comment ironic.

      1. Trisha says:

        Haha, Lacrossestar83.

  2. Don’t blame this one on a TSA pat down.

  3. Jeramy says:

    Looks like someone made a lucky shot with a bb gun. WOW……

  4. Hal says:

    Impact with a large bird like a goose might do it.

  5. John says:

    Flying antique airplanes until they literally fall apart and cutting corners on maintenance will do it.

  6. Matt says:

    Maybe strain from repeated pressurization? There was a 737 that had the top half rip off a while back because of metal fatigue…

  7. joe petterson says:

    lol @ the first and second comment

  8. itsfm says:

    that was obviously caused by a piece falling off of an even older U2 spy plane flying high above the 737 that happened to hit the glass.

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