United B788 at London on Oct 10th 2014, lightning strike takes out 3 of 5 primary display units
Last Update: April 21, 2018 / 15:27:08 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft remained on the ground for about 3 hours, then departed again and reached Houston with a delay of 4 hours.
On Apr 21st 2018 the NTSB released a brief report stating that the lightning strike resulted in 3 of 5 primary display units failing. The aircraft returned to Heathrow, where a lightning strike inspection was carried out and a power reset was performed after which all display units returned to normal function. The occurrence is rated an incident and is being investigated by the NTSB.
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