Icelandair flight forced to make an emergency landing after cockpit window shatters

An Icelandair flight from Orlando, Florida, was forced to make an emergency landing in Canada after a “crack” was found in one of the aircraft’s windows. 

Flight 688 departed Orlando International Airport Friday night bound to Reykjavik, Iceland. The aircraft was “on route over Canada when pilots noticed a crack in one of the cockpit windows,” according to a statement posted by the airline on Twitter.  

“Following standard procedures, they diverted to a nearby airport in Bagotville (Canada),” the statement continued. 

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