Co-pilot partially sucked out of plane

Aviation authorities in China are investigating what caused a jet windshield to shatter mid-flight. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.
1:36 | 05/16/18

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Aviation officials in China are trying to figure out what caused a jets windshield to shatter partially sucking the co pilot co pilot outside the plane. The jet was flying at 32000 feet the passengers in during breakfast at the time. When the nightmare started. Chaos on board a seemingly routine flight in China. Passengers on board this 61 airlines flight say they heard a loud bang and then the plane an Airbus a 319 dropped sharply. Inside the cockpit. The pilots struggling to keep control. In these photos you can see why one panel of the windshield completely missing pilots are to broke without warning at 30000 feet in the air. Instantly second part of his co pilot's body outside the playing. Luckily he was built in N. But the missing window filled the cockpit would freezing sub zero air the pilot said instruments started to malfunction and it was so noisy he couldn't hear the radio. After a few frightening minutes the crew had things under control making an emergency landing forty minutes later. It's similar to the deadly incident on a southwest jet from New York last month debris from an engine explosion broke a passenger's window. Partly sucking her outside on the Chinese get a flight attendant was treated for minor injuries and a co pilot who was partly sucked out. Suffer just scratches and a sprained wrist. Wow lucky for that quote absolutely one passenger said the air leak from the decompression was so bad that she thought. Her ear was actually bleeding wolves the longest winning minutes of her life. That is an understatement there scary news.

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