Hail strike damages nose cone and windshields of China Southern Airlines Airbus A380

On 26 May, a China Southern Airlines Airbus A380-800 (B-6140) operated domestic flight CZ3101 between Guangzhou and Beijing (China). Before approaching Beijing, South of the airport, the aircraft received a hail strike causing damage to the nose cone and the pilots’ windshields. The pilots continued to Beijing for a safe landing.

Bart Noëth: Since 1996, I have been working in the Belgian airline industry, from a weekend job as a cabin aircraft cleaner to a flight attendant. After the demise of Sabena - in 2001, I created a website called www.luchtzak.be, originally a meeting place for plane spotters and aviation freaks. Since 2017, the website changed into a professional news site. Next to aviation, I love to travel, wine and dine and enjoy my time off(-line) with my girlfriend, friends and family. My favourite football squad is KV Mechelen, I am an Ironman 70.3 finisher and my ambition is to complete a full Ironman.
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