Video shows the moment an Air Canada plane is struck by lightning – British Columbia

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Video shared with Global News shows the moment an Air Canada plane was struck by lightning.

The plane was leaving Vancouver International Airport just before 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening when it was hit during a rare winter storm.

At the moment of contact, the large blue flash is visible at the tail of the aircraft.

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Air Canada confirmed to Global News that the Boeing 777 aircraft, en route to London, England, reached its destination and landed safely.

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Typically, aircraft are built to withstand these powerful surges of electricity.

“All aircraft are taken offline for detailed examination by aeronautical engineers following such events,” Air Canada said.
It is unclear whether the passengers or crew knew the plane was hit.

Upon arrival at London Heathrow, it was confirmed that the plane had been struck, Air Canada said in a statement.

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The aircraft underwent an inspection and has since been back in service.

2:11 A passenger from British Columbia describes falling thousands of feet in the helicopter after being struck by lightning

According to the National Weather Service, aircraft are struck by lightning on average once or twice a year.

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The presence of the aircraft in a storm contributes to the triggering of lightning.

However, it is rare to capture lightning on camera.

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03/06/2024 04:22:44
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