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The plane of the Russian air carrier was hit by lightning


The aircraft was temporarily suspended from flights.

A passenger airliner, following the Moscow-St. Petersburg course, was struck by lightning. The incident happened during the approach of the plane to land at Pulkovo airport, a source in emergency services informs.

According to him, the crew managed to safely land the liner. None of the people on board were injured.

After landing on the fuselage of the aircraft, damages were found, which are typical for the effect of atmospheric electricity, but specialists did not specify their character. For this reason, the plane had to be removed from flights.

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