Aircraft and lightning


A lightning hit a US airliner

Airplane American Airlines "Alaska Airlines"I made an emergency landing at the airport in Los Angeles due to lightning.

According to the information available at the aviation portal, there were 6 crew members and 159 passengers on board the passenger airliner, however, the landing of the aircraft was successful, and none of the people were injured. At the moment, technicians are inspecting the aircraft for any damage, however, the management of the air carrier provided a reserve plane to one and a half hundred of its passengers, which delivered the people to their final destination.

Among other things, just a few hours ago we began to receive contradictory information - representatives of «Alaska Airlines» airline reported that, in fact, the lightning did not hit the aircraft, but the pilot, guided by the regulations and instructions, decided to still go back to your departure airport.


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