A United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Connecticut after the cockpit window blew open.
The incident happened shortly after United flight UA-1274 took off from Bradley International Airport en route to Washington Dulles.
After the cockpit window on the Boeing 737-900 was “unlatched” during Tuesday’s flight, the plane returned to Bradley, United confirmed.
The airline said: “The flight has landed safely and we have re-accommodated our customer on another aircraft. speak Insiders in a statement.
None of the 178 passengers and nine crew members were injured and the pilots landed the plane less than 20 minutes later.
FlightAware said the rescheduled flight left Bradley after nearly six hours of delay.
According to the travel website One Mile at a Time, in an air traffic control recording, the pilot can be heard describing the problem with the tower.
“We had a pop-up after take-off,” the pilot said.