American B738 near Dallas on Dec 26th 2018, lightning strike

Last Update: December 28, 2018 / 23:05:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-919

Aircraft Registration
N983AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N983AN performing flight AA-919 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA), was descending through 8000 feet towards Dallas Ft. Worth when the crew reported their aircraft had been hit by lightning. The crew continued for a safe landing on Ft. Worth's runway 17L about 12 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Dallas for about 42 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-919

Aircraft Registration
N983AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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