American B738 near Miami on Sep 1st 2017, lightning strike

Last Update: September 2, 2017 / 19:25:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-134

Aircraft Registration
N829NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
KMIA

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N829NN performing flight AA-134 from Miami,FL to Seattle,WA (USA), was climbing out of Miami when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 after receiving a lightning strike and decided to return to Miami for a safe landing about 25 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported they were about 10-20 minutes into the flight when a lightning struck the aircraft. The aircraft returned to Miami where the aircraft was received by emergency services.

The flight was cancelled. The occurence aircraft is still on the ground about 18 hours after landing.

Metars:
KMIA 020353Z 00000KT 10SM FEW025 OVC250 28/25 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND W SLP176 T02830250=
KMIA 020253Z 00000KT 10SM SCT025 BKN035 BKN110 OVC250 27/23 A3006 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N RAE06B35E46 TSE45 SLP178 LTG DSNT N-NE CB DSNT N-NE P0010 60045 T02720233 51018=
KMIA 020246Z 00000KT 10SM FEW025 BKN035 BKN110 OVC250 27/23 A3006 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N RAE06B35E46 TSE45 LTG DSNT N-NE CB DSNT N-NE P0010 T02720233=
KMIA 020222Z 08006KT 10SM TS SCT025CB BKN110 OVC200 28/23 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND SW RAE06 OCNL LTGICCG OHD-NE TS OHD-NE MOV N P0009 T02780233=
KMIA 020205Z 00000KT 6SM -TSRA SCT015CB BKN025 OVC100 27/23 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE OCNL LTGICCG OHD-N-E-S TS OHD-N-E-S MOV N P0009 T02670228=
KMIA 020153Z 07009G18KT 2SM +TSRA SCT015CB OVC025 27/23 A3006 RMK AO2 PK WND 13026/0139 WSHFT 0138 RAB40 TSB19 SLP177 FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV N P0035 T02670228=
KMIA 020144Z 12011G26KT 2SM TSRA BKN020CB BKN043 OVC150 27/22 A3006 RMK AO2 PK WND 13026/0139 RAB40 TSB19 PRESRR CONS LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV N P0004 T02720222=
KMIA 020119Z 16004KT 10SM TS SCT025CB SCT150 BKN250 31/25 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW TSB19 OCNL LTGICCG SW TS SW MOV N TCU E AND SE T03060250=
KMIA 020053Z VRB06KT 10SM FEW023 SCT200 BKN250 31/25 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S SLP167 LTG DSNT NE AND NW CB DSNT NE AND NW T03060250=
KMIA 012353Z 17007KT 10SM SCT023 BKN200 OVC250 31/25 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP160 T03060250 10339 20306 53013=
KMIA 012253Z 15008KT 110V200 10SM SCT030 BKN250 31/25 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP153 CB DSNT NE T03110250=
KMIA 012153Z 13009KT 10SM FEW030 BKN250 31/24 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP149 T03110239=
KMIA 012053Z 13012G17KT 10SM SCT027 BKN250 33/24 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP147 T03280239 58020=
Aircraft Registration Data New!
Registration mark
N829NN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-823
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-134

Aircraft Registration
N829NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
KMIA

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