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dfwramper
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Plane Hit By Lightning At Gate

Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:51 am

The link below shows an impressive video capture of a plane being struck by lightning while parked at a gate with the boarding jetway removed. Looks like the bolt hits the top of the tail and exits through the tires as evidenced by some temporary flames. Neat video.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/video/wonde...n-china/vi-BBtGHJC?ocid=spartanntp
 
OMP777X
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RE: Plane Hit By Lightning At Gate

Thu Jun 02, 2016 4:55 am

           

That is nuts! Is there any update on the condition of the plane?

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Q
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RE: Plane Hit By Lightning At Gate

Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:02 am

They have to re check all electronics if fried motherboard or anything. Jeesh!

Q

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