Plane Struck by Lightning Before Landing at London’s Heathrow Airport
Entertainment| | By Kenny Servera
Plane got struck by lightning on the way into Heathrow. Good to be back in London.— Alaxen (@Alaxen) April 27, 2016
Hello London! Welcomed back by a lightning strike to the plane just as we were coming into land at Heathrow. #NoFear— Alexander (@AlexanderSE10) April 27, 2016
Storm West London Putney. Lightning, rain, snow, hail. The BA987 Airbus struck by lightning on aprch to LHR. pic.twitter.com/uNmYQB0jlk— London Flyer (@hi_flyer7) April 27, 2016
The video below shows the incredible footage of the plane being struck by lightning. British Airways made the following statement about the incident.
My plane got struck by lightning. I screamed small small.— #ThePoint (@Afo_B) April 27, 2016
“The flight landed safely, and will undergo inspection before it returns to service. The safety of our customers and crew is always our top priority. Lightning strikes are fairly common, and aircraft are designed to cope with them.”No one was hurt during the incident.