American Airlines diverts flight due to cracked windshield

The passengers of an American Airlines flight from Milan to Miami experienced a scare when their flight was diverted to Canada Saturday. 

A pilot decided to divert flight 207 to Stephenville International Airport when the windshield cracked. 

The passengers were waiting in Newfoundland for another plane to take them to Miami International Airport. Jeffrey Maltzman, a passenger on the flight, said the flight crew was "cool and professional" and kept everyone calm by keeping them informed. 

ABC News' Ben Stein contributed to this report. 

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