Qantas Airbus A330 Receives a Lightning Strike


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A Qantas Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Sydney, to Melbourne, was descending towards Melbourne when the aircraft entered a hold at  7000 feet and 6000 feet for about one hour, received a lightning strike some time during the hold and subsequently landed safely on Melbourne’s runway 16.

The aircraft was still on the ground about 18 hours after landing.