ANZ A20N near Auckland on Sep 27th 2020, lightning strike

Last Update: September 28, 2020 / 21:40:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-696

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NHB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An ANZ Air New Zealand Airbus A320-200N, registration ZK-NHB performing flight NZ-696 from Invercargill to Auckland (New Zealand), was descending towards Auckland when the aircraft received a lightning strike. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Auckland's runway 23L.

The airline confirmed the aircraft received a lightning strike.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Auckland about 43 hours after landing.

Metars:
NZAA 270400Z AUTO 29020KT 9999 BKN034/// BKN044/// 17/11 Q1006 BECMG FM0500Z 31010KT=
NZAA 270330Z AUTO 29022KT 9999 SCT033/// BKN043/// OVC050/// 18/11 Q1006 BECMG FM0500Z 31010KT=
NZAA 270300Z AUTO 30020KT 9999 SCT034/// BKN045/// 18/11 Q1006 NOSIG=
NZAA 270230Z AUTO 28024G36KT 9999 BKN036/// BKN060/// 18/11 Q1006 NOSIG=
NZAA 270200Z AUTO 29020KT 270V330 9999 BKN038/// 18/11 Q1006 NOSIG=
NZAA 270130Z AUTO 28021KT 250V320 9999 BKN039/// 18/11 Q1006 NOSIG=
NZAA 270100Z AUTO 29019KT 9999 SCT037/// BKN049/// 19/11 Q1007 NOSIG=
NZAA 270030Z AUTO 29017KT 250V330 9999 BKN033/// BKN046/// 19/12 Q1006 NOSIG=
NZAA 270000Z AUTO 30015KT 9999 FEW029/// SCT035/// 19/13 Q1007 NOSIG=
NZAA 262330Z AUTO 28017G28KT 9999 FEW032/// 18/11 Q1007 NOSIG=
NZAA 262300Z AUTO 31012KT 280V340 9999 FEW085/// 18/13 Q1007 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NZ-696

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NHB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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