Tag: lightning strike

Eurowings Airbus A320 Encouters Lightning Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute An Eurowings Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Jerez (Spain) to Dusseldorf (Germany) with 116 passengers and 6 crew, experienced lightning strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Jerez’s runway about 5 to 10 minutes into the flight when the aircraft received a ligthning strike. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the flight to Dusseldorf […]

Azul ATR-72 Encouters Lightning Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute An Azul Linhas Aereas Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, performing flight from Vitoria da Conquista to Belo Horizonte (Brazil), received lightning strike. Aircraft was enroute at FL160 near Montes Claros (Brazil), about 200nm north of Belo Horizonte, when lightning struck the aircraft prompting the crew to divert to Montes Claros for a safe landing on […]

Eastern Australia DH8C Encouters Lightning Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute An Eastern Australia de Havilland Dash 8-300 on behalf of Qantas, performing flight QF-2164 from Sydney, NS to Port Macquarie, NS (Australia), had just levelled off at cruise level 170 out of Sydney about 17 minutes into the flight when the crew decided to return to Sydney reporting the aircraft had sustained a lightning strike. […]

Qantas Airbus A330 Receives a Lightning Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Air Europa Boeing 787 Windshield Cracks After Lightning Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air Europa Boeing 787-800, registration EC-MOM performing flight UX-98 from Miami,FL (USA) to Madrid,SP (Spain) with 178 people on board, was climbing out of Miami’s runway 27 when the aircraft was struck by lightning. In the absence of abnormal indications the crew continued the climb and was enroute at FL330 about 190nm eastnortheast of […]