American Airlines flight number AA199 from Milan to New York was forced to divert to Heathrow Airport today when the windscreen of the Boeing 767-300 suddenly shattered.
The plane with 183 passengers on board was under an hour into the flight when the windscreen suddenly shattered. The pilots immediately declared an emergency and diverted to London Heathrow, landing at 11.18am.
Investigations are under way to determine the cause of the fault. All 183 passengers on board the flight suffered a significant flight delay before being put on a replacement flight to New York.