CHICAGO (CBS) — American Airlines flight AA153 from Chicago to Tokyo-Narita returned to O’Hare Monday for an emergency landing due to a cracked windshield.
According to an American Airlines spokesperson, the Boeing 787 dreamliner aircraft had 164 passengers and 13 crew members onboard. The flight departed from O’Hare just after 3:00 p.m. and was initially heading to Tokyo. The flight returned to O’Hare at 4:50 p.m.READ MORE: Chicago Police Union President Urges Aldermen To Repeal Mayor's Vaccine Mandate For City Workers; 'This Tyrant At The Top Needs To Stop What She’s Doing'
The maintenance team is working to evaluate the aircraft.
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American Airlines says aircraft windshields have multiple layers. They are working to get passengers to their destination as quickly and safely as possible.MORE NEWS: CBS 2 Vault: Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy Talks Exclusively With Walter Jacobson In 1992 Series Of Special Reports
There are no reports of any injuries.