Ural A320 at Sochi on Jan 18th 2022, lightning strike

Last Update: January 21, 2022 / 19:13:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U6-277

Destination
Sochi, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BAX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
URSS

An Ural Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration VQ-BAX performing flight U6-277 from Moscow Domodedovo to Sochi (Russia), was on approach to Sochi's runway 06 when the aircraft suffered a lightning strike. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

Rosaviatsia reported the aircraft experience a discharge of atmospheric electricity on landing and was removed from service.

The aircraft received damage to the radar dome and a number of rivets of the fuselage.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Sochi for about 31 hours, then resumed service.

Metars:
URSS 181200Z 14009G15MPS 9999 BKN049CB OVC090 08/M04 Q1010 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 TEMPO -TSRA BKN030CB RMK R02/12007G11MPS QFE756=
URSS 181130Z 14010G15MPS 9999 BKN049CB OVC090 08/M05 Q1009 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 TEMPO -TSRA BKN030CB RMK R02/12008G15MPS QFE756=
URSS 181100Z 13011G19MPS 9999 BKN049CB OVC090 08/M05 Q1009 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 TEMPO -TSRA BKN030CB RMK R02/11009G16MPS QFE756=
URSS 181030Z 13011G17MPS 9999 BKN049CB OVC090 08/M05 Q1009 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 TEMPO -TSRA BKN030CB RMK R02/11008G13MPS QFE756=
URSS 181000Z 13011G17MPS 9999 BKN049CB OVC090 08/M04 Q1010 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 TEMPO -TSRA BKN030CB RMK R02/11009G16MPS QFE756=
URSS 180930Z 13011G16MPS 9999 FEW040CB OVC090 07/M04 Q1010 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 NOSIG RMK R02/12009G16MPS MT OBSC QFE757=
URSS 180900Z 13011G17MPS 9999 FEW040CB OVC090 07/M04 Q1011 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 NOSIG RMK R02/12008G13MPS MT OBSC QFE757=
URSS 180830Z 13011G18MPS 9999 SCT040CB OVC090 07/M04 Q1011 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 NOSIG RMK R02/12009G15MPS MT OBSC QFE757=
URSS 180800Z 13013G19MPS 9999 SCT040CB OVC090 07/M06 Q1011 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 NOSIG RMK R02/12010G16MPS MT OBSC QFE757=
URSS 180730Z 14011G17MPS 9999 SCT040CB OVC090 07/M06 Q1011 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 NOSIG RMK R02/12007G14MPS MT OBSC QFE757=
URSS 180700Z 13010G17MPS 9999 SCT040CB OVC090 07/M07 Q1011 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 NOSIG RMK R02/11008G14MPS MT OBSC QFE757=
URSS 180630Z 13010G16MPS 9999 SCT040CB OVC090 07/M07 Q1011 WS ALL RWY R06/010070 R02/010070 NOSIG RMK R02/12007G14MPS MT OBSC QFE757=
URSS 180600Z 12008G16MPS 070V140 9999 SCT040CB OVC090 07/M07 Q1011 WS ALL RWY R02/010070 R06/010070 NOSIG RMK R06/13010G18MPS MT OBSC QFE757=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U6-277

Destination
Sochi, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BAX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
URSS

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