Stobart AT72 at Dublin on Oct 14th 2019, lightning strike

Last Update: October 15, 2019 / 20:13:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 14, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EI-3806

Aircraft Registration
EI-FAT

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

Airport ICAO Code
EIDW

A Stobart Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf of Aer Lingus, registration EI-FAT performing flight EI-3806 from Dublin (Ireland) to Edinburgh,SC (UK), was climbing out of Dublin when the crew stopped the climb at FL110 due to a lightning strike and returned to Dublin for a safe landing on runway 10 about 20 minutes after departure.

The aircraft, enroute from Cork (Ireland) to Edinburgh had diverted to Dublin maintaining routine communication, when the aircraft was near Belfast,NI (UK) about 60nm north of Dublin. The aircraft had been on the ground for about 90 minutes, then departed again for the incident flight.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Dublin due to a technical problem, which was quickly fixed. When the aircraft attempted to continue the flight the aircraft sustained a lightning strike prompting the return to Dublin. The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 10 hours, then positioned back to Cork.

Metars:
EIDW 141100Z 14010KT 110V170 9999 FEW010 SCT015 OVC060 13/12 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 141030Z 14009KT 100V170 9999 SCT010 SCT015 OVC060 13/11 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 141000Z 15012KT 100V170 9999 -RA FEW008 SCT010 OVC060 13/12 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 140930Z 15005KT 110V180 9999 -RA FEW005 SCT010 BKN015 12/12 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 140900Z VRB02KT 9999 -RA FEW005 SCT020 BKN060 11/11 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 140830Z 11006KT 9999 RA FEW002 SCT020 BKN050 11/11 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 140800Z 09008KT 3500 RA FEW006 BKN020 11/11 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 140730Z 10005KT 080V140 8000 -RA FEW007 SCT012 BKN045 11/10 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 140700Z 09004KT 060V120 9999 -RA FEW007 SCT012 BKN050 10/10 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 140630Z 07008KT 030V100 9999 -RA FEW016 SCT020 BKN045 10/09 Q1004 NOSIG=
EIDW 140600Z 07008KT 9999 -RA SCT020 BKN050 10/09 Q1005 NOSIG=
EIDW 140530Z 08005KT 9999 FEW020 BKN050 08/08 Q1005 NOSIG=
EIDW 140500Z 09005KT 9999 -RA FEW020 BKN050 07/07 Q1005 NOSIG=
EIDW 140430Z 08005KT 9999 FEW040 SCT060 07/06 Q1005 NOSIG=
EIDW 140400Z 08006KT 9999 FEW040 SCT180 05/04 Q1006 NOSIG=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-FAT
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
ATR-GIE AVIONS DE TRANSPORT REGIONAL
Aircraft Model / Type
ATR 72-212 A
ICAO Aircraft Type
AT72
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 14, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EI-3806

Aircraft Registration
EI-FAT

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

Airport ICAO Code
EIDW

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