Lightning strike


The flight Magadan - Moscow struck by lightning

The plane, en route from Magadan to Moscow, was struck by lightning.

The incident occurred when the passenger plane was already on the Russian capital, in this case, as noted by the representatives of the national air carrier, trim the aircraft received minor damage, but none of the people were in the plane was hurt.

It is noted that the electric lightning discharge did not disrupt the operation of the electronic systems of the aircraft, and this happens very rarely, since aircraft are carefully protected from lightning, but, nevertheless, the danger still exists for both aircraft and people. in this connection, it is often necessary to make a forced landing for the purpose of additional verification.