The windshield of a plane, chartered to fly workers to the Texas oil fields near Midland, shattered mid-flight Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Baton Rouge Airport confirmed.
The Embraer ERJ-145 was flying “at altitude” when the windshield on the pilot’s side of the cockpit started cracking.
No one was hurt and the jet landed safely in Baton Rouge.
According to Flightaware.com, the plane filed a flight plan to fly from Austin to Baton Rouge at an altitude of 36,000 feet, Tuesday. [read more]