American A321 at Tampa on Apr 10th 2021, lightning strike

Last Update: April 11, 2021 / 19:52:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1189

Aircraft Registration
N928AM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N928AM performing flight AA-1189 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Tampa,FL (USA), was descending through about FL250 towards Tampa when the aircraft received a lightning strike. The crew continued for a safe landing on Tampa's runway 19R about 30 minutes later.

The aircraft needed repairs to lower left fuselage and trailing edge of rudder before returning to service about 17 hours after landing.



KTPA 102153Z 34012KT 3SM TSRA SCT025CB BKN038 OVC070 18/16 A2995 RMK AO2 PK WND 31035/2121 WSHFT 2102 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB16 TSE20B30E45B46 SLP143 OCNL LTGICCG SW-N TS SW-N MOV NE P0028 T01830161 $=
KTPA 102146Z 34012G23KT 3/4SM R01L/P6000FT RA BR SCT025CB BKN038 OVC070 18/16 A2996 RMK AO2 PK WND 31035/2121 WSHFT 2102 LTG DSNT SW-N RAB16 TSE20B30E45B46 OCNL LTGICCG SW-N TS SW-N MOV NE P0022 T01830161 $=
KTPA 102132Z 34019G31KT 3/4SM R01L/3000V6000FT +TSRA SCT025CB BKN038 OVC070 18/16 A2996 RMK AO2 PK WND 31035/2121 WSHFT 2102 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB16 TSE20B30 OCNL LTGICCG SW-N TS SW-N MOV NE P0014 T01830156=
KTPA 102130Z 33022G35KT 3/4SM R01L/3000V6000FT +TSRA SCT025 BKN038 OVC070 18/16 A2996 RMK AO2 PK WND 31035/2121 WSHFT 2102 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB16 TSE20B30 P0012 T01830156=
KTPA 102127Z 33019G35KT 3/4SM R01L/3000VP6000FT VCTS +RA SCT022 BKN038 OVC070 18/16 A2996 RMK AO2 PK WND 31035/2121 WSHFT 2102 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB16 TSE20 PRESRR P0008 T01830156=
KTPA 102122Z 32025G35KT 2 1/2SM R01L/3000VP6000FT VCTS -RA SCT024 BKN038 OVC085 19/16 A2995 RMK AO2 PK WND 31035/2121 WSHFT 2102 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB16 TSE20 PRESRR WSHFT 10 P0001 T01940156=
KTPA 102119Z 31022G29KT 7SM -RA SCT030 BKN055 OVC110 21/16 A2994 RMK AO2 PK WND 30029/2116 WSHFT 2102 LTG DSNT SW-N RAB16 PRESRR WSHFT 10 P0000 T02060156=
KTPA 102053Z 20012KT 10SM FEW025 SCT040 BKN100 BKN250 26/21 A2987 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W AND NW SLP114 T02610206 55012=
KTPA 101953Z 18016G23KT 10SM SCT030 SCT060 28/21 A2986 RMK AO2 SLP111 T02780211=
KTPA 101853Z 18015G23KT 10SM FEW036 SCT280 29/21 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP116 T02940206=
KTPA 101753Z 21014KT 10SM FEW032 FEW280 29/21 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP126 T02890211 10289 20206 56007=
KTPA 101653Z 20010KT 10SM FEW030 FEW280 28/20 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP126 T02780200=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1189

Aircraft Registration
N928AM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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