FAA issued an airworthiness directive to require US operators of 757, 767 and 777 aircraft to either inspect or replace forward-facing flight deck windows. It said the AD "is aimed at preventing smoke, fire or cracking of the inner layer of the forward viewing window caused by loose electrical connections that are used to heat the window to prevent ice." According to the agency, 11 incidents of fire or flames have been reported over the past two decades, the most recent of which ...

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