Cathay Pacific A359 at Copenhagen on Sep 24th 2018, lightning strike

Last Update: September 25, 2018 / 22:07:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-227

Aircraft Registration
B-LRK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-900, registration B-LRK performing flight CX-227 from Hong Kong (China) to Copenhagen (Denmark), was on approach to Copenhagen's runway 04L when the aircraft received a lightning strike. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight, the return flight was cancelled. The aircraft returned to service the following day after about 31 hours on the ground.

Metars:
EKCH 240720Z 30010KT 9999 FEW022CB SCT045 BKN250 09/04 Q1016 TEMPO SHRA=
EKCH 240648Z 28012G22KT 9999 -SHRA FEW022CB BKN045 09/04 Q1015 TEMPO SHRA=
EKCH 240618Z 29012KT 9999 FEW022CB SCT040 BKN080 08/04 Q1015 TEMPO SHRA=
EKCH 240549Z 28013KT 9999 -SHRA FEW022CB BKN040 08/04 Q1015 RESHRA NOSIG=
EKCH 240520Z 33010KT 290V350 8000 SHRA SCT022CB BKN030 08/05 Q1015 BECMG NSW=
EKCH 240450Z 33010KT 6000 -SHRA SCT022CB BKN042 08/06 Q1014 RESHRA TEMPO SHRA=
EKCH 240420Z 36014G26KT 300V030 7000 SHRA SCT026CB BKN034 08/05 Q1014 BECMG NSW=
EKCH 240350Z 26009KT 9999 FEW027 07/04 Q1012 TEMPO 32015G25KT SHRA SCT020CB=
EKCH 240320Z 30006KT 9999 -SHRA BKN027 09/04 Q1012 TEMPO 32015G25KT SHRA SCT020CB=
EKCH 240250Z 33013KT 9999 -SHRA NSC 09/04 Q1012 TEMPO 32015G25KT SHRA SCT020CB=
EKCH 240220Z 32014KT 7000 SHRA FEW024CB BKN054 08/05 Q1012 TEMPO 32015G25KT -SHRA SCT020=
EKCH 240150Z 34010G21KT 310V010 9999 SCT024 BKN054 10/05 Q1011 TEMPO 32015G25KT SHRA SCT020CB=
EKCH 240120Z 01013KT 9999 BKN023 10/05 Q1011 NOSIG=
EKCH 240050Z 30012KT CAVOK 10/06 Q1010 NOSIG=
EKCH 240020Z 29013KT CAVOK 10/07 Q1009 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CX-227

Aircraft Registration
B-LRK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

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