Lightning Strike

Lufthansa Embraer ERJ-190 suffers a lightning strike in Frankfurt

A Lufthansa Embraer ERJ-190 suffered a lightning strike while landing at Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany.  ...


Airport technician dies after lightning strike at Hanoi airport

An aircraft technician, injured by a lightning strike at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport (HAN), died on the way to the hospital....


How dangerous is a lightning strike for an aircraft?

Lightning is a sudden high-voltage discharge of electricity that occurs within a cloud, between separate clouds, or between a cloud and the earth’s surface. On average, around 40 to 50 flashes of lightning happen every second around the world. Lightning is powerful and can prove to be deadly, but how dangerous is it to a plane and its passengers? ...