British Airways A319 at Amsterdam on Jun 8th 2019, lightning strike reported by other aircraft

Last Update: June 14, 2019 / 20:28:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-438

Aircraft Registration
G-EUPX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

Airport ICAO Code
EHAM

A British Airways Airbus A319-100, registration G-EUPX performing flight BA-438 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was on approach to Amsterdam's runway 22 tracking between SUGOL and SPL waypoints when the crew reported to ATC, the crew of the aircraft following them had just told them they (BA-438) had received a lightning strike overhead SUGOL. The crew advised all operations were normal and continued for a safe landing on runway 22.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Amsterdam until Jun 12th 2019 before positioning back to Heathrow.

Metars:
EHAM 081655Z 23026G36KT 210V270 9999 FEW033 17/09 Q1016 NOSIG=
EHAM 081625Z 23027KT 200V260 9999 FEW032 17/09 Q1016 NOSIG=
EHAM 081555Z 23027G37KT 200V260 9999 FEW040 17/08 Q1016 NOSIG=
EHAM 081525Z 23028G38KT 190V270 9999 FEW043 18/08 Q1015 NOSIG=
EHAM 081455Z 22032KT 190V260 9999 FEW044 18/07 Q1015 NOSIG=
EHAM 081425Z 23031G43KT 200V260 9999 FEW036 SCT043 18/07 Q1014 NOSIG=
EHAM 081355Z 23033G43KT 200V260 9999 FEW030 SCT040 18/07 Q1014 NOSIG=
EHAM 081325Z 23031G44KT 200V260 9999 FEW022TCU SCT032 17/09 Q1013 NOSIG=
EHAM 081255Z 22025G38KT 190V250 9999 VCSH FEW022CB SCT024 BKN040 16/10 Q1013 NOSIG=
EHAM 081225Z 22023G33KT 200V260 9999 VCSH FEW022CB SCT026 BKN045 16/11 Q1013 TEMPO 23028G38KT 6000 -SHRA=
EHAM 081155Z 22026G37KT 9999 FEW022CB SCT026 BKN045 16/10 Q1012 NOSIG=
EHAM 081125Z 23027G40KT 200V260 9999 VCSH FEW022CB BKN030 15/10 Q1012 RESHRA NOSIG=
EHAM 081055Z 23021G31KT 190V260 6000 SHRA FEW012 SCT022CB BKN025 13/11 Q1011 BECMG 9999 NSW=
EHAM 081025Z 21025KT 170V240 9999 VCSH FEW012 SCT022CB BKN025 14/11 Q1011 TEMPO 6000 SHRA=
EHAM 080955Z 21023KT 180V240 8000 -SHRA FEW011 SCT016 SCT022CB BKN025 14/11 Q1010 RESHRA TEMPO 6000 SHRA=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-438

Aircraft Registration
G-EUPX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

Airport ICAO Code
EHAM

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