Hail shattered the windscreen and damaged the radome of a China Southern Airlines Airbus A380 May 26 as it approached the airspace of Beijing Capital International Airport, where it landed safely after the aircrew declared an emergency. The aircraft, flight CZ3101 from Guangzhou, was flying outside of clouds and avoiding a thunderstorm when it encountered the hail at 11:20 a.m. local time, China Southern said. The hail ruptured the outer layer of the windscreen, limiting visibility from ...

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