KLM Cityhopper E295 at Berlin on Mar 11th 2021, lightning strike

Last Update: March 13, 2021 / 22:43:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 11, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KL-1831

Destination
Berlin, Germany

Aircraft Registration
PH-NXA

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195-E2

ICAO Type Designator
E295

Airport ICAO Code
EDDB

A KLM Cityhopper Embraer ERJ-195-E2, registration PH-NXA performing flight KL-1831 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Berlin (Germany), was on approach to Berlin's Brandenburg Airport with thunderstorms around the aerodrome when the aircraft entered a hold at 5000 feet for about 20 minutes. The aircraft landed safely on runway 25R.

The aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight due to lightning strike damage, the flight had to be cancelled. The aircraft remained on the ground for about 48 hours before positioning back to Amsterdam.

The aircraft had joined the fleet of KLM Cityhopper on Feb 23rd 2021 having done it's first flight on Jan 22nd 2021.

Metars:
EDDB 111820Z 26017G27KT 9999 FEW025 SCT053CB 09/05 Q0995 NOSIG=
EDDB 111750Z 23009KT 9999 FEW025 09/06 Q0995 TEMPO 23015G25KT=
EDDB 111720Z 26009KT 9999 FEW025CB 08/05 Q0994 TEMPO 26015G25KT=
EDDB 111650Z 27017KT 9999 SCT025CB 10/05 Q0994 RETSRA TEMPO 24015G25KT=
EDDB 111620Z 20016KT 9999 SCT028CB 11/06 Q0993 TEMPO 20030G40KT TSRA BKN020CB=
COR EDDB 111550Z 21019KT 9999 FEW028 11/06 Q0993 TEMPO 20020G30KT TSRA BKN020CB=
EDDB 111520Z 20017KT 9999 FEW028 11/07 Q0994 TEMPO 20015G25KT=
EDDB 111450Z 21018KT 9999 BKN028 12/06 Q0994 TEMPO 21015G25KT=
EDDB 111420Z 21016KT 9999 BKN030 11/06 Q0994 TEMPO 21015G25KT SHRA BKN020CB=
EDDB 111350Z 20016KT 9999 BKN030 10/06 Q0995 TEMPO 20020G30KT SHRA BKN020CB=
EDDB 111320Z 20018KT 9999 SCT023 10/06 Q0996 TEMPO 20020G30KT SHRA BKN020CB=
EDDB 111250Z 21021G33KT 9999 SCT023 11/06 Q0996 TEMPO SHRA=
COR EDDB 111220Z 20018G28KT 9999 BKN045 10/07 Q0997 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 11, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KL-1831

Destination
Berlin, Germany

Aircraft Registration
PH-NXA

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195-E2

ICAO Type Designator
E295

Airport ICAO Code
EDDB

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