A Russian plane EN route from Rome to Moscow, get caught in a thunderstorm. This was reported “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the airport Sheremetyevo.
During the flight, the crew of the Airbus A320 told the controllers that the aircraft was struck by lightning, but the on-Board instrumentation is not damaged. The plane continued flying and later successfully landed at Sheremetyevo. Anybody from passengers and members of crew has not suffered.
After landing, the technical staff inspected the plane and found traces of lightning. The liner is temporarily grounded.
In August 2018, the bird has damaged wing of the Russian plane flying from Moscow to Anapa. Traces of collision of birds with the liner A320 has discovered on postflight inspection. Return flight from Anapa to Moscow was delayed for Troubleshooting.
Video, photo All from Russia.