Edelweiss A343 at Zurich on Jun 4th 2022, lightning strike

Last Update: June 4, 2022 / 18:35:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-214

Aircraft Registration
HB-JMD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

Airport ICAO Code
LSZH

An Edelweiss Airbus A340-300, registration HB-JMD performing flight WK-214 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Tenerife South,CI (Spain), was climbing out of Zurich's runway 32 when the aircraft received a lightning strike. The aircraft continued the climb, reached cruise level FL390 and was enroute near Bordeaux (France) when the crew made the decision to return to Zurich. The aircraft landed safely back on Zurich's runway 14 about 2.5 hours after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Zurich about 11.5 hours after landing back.

Metars:
LSZH 040820Z VRB03KT 9999 FEW020 21/16 Q1018 NOSIG=
LSZH 040750Z VRB03KT 9999 FEW020 20/15 Q1019 NOSIG=
LSZH 040720Z 22004KT 180V260 9999 FEW012 19/15 Q1019 NOSIG=
LSZH 040650Z 20007KT 170V230 9999 FEW012 18/15 Q1019 NOSIG=
LSZH 040620Z 21007KT 9999 FEW012 17/16 Q1019 NOSIG=
LSZH 040550Z VRB05KT 9999 VCSH FEW007 17/15 Q1019 NOSIG=
LSZH 040520Z 09011KT 9000 -SHRA FEW009 FEW050TCU 16/15 Q1018 NOSIG=
LSZH 040450Z 35005KT 300V040 9000 -SHRA FEW006 FEW050CB 17/15 Q1020 RESHRA TEMPO 27010G25KT TSRA=
LSZH 040420Z 24005KT 9999 -SHRA FEW006 FEW050TCU 15/14 Q1020 TEMPO 27010G25KT TSRA=
LSZH 040350Z VRB01KT CAVOK 14/14 Q1018 TEMPO 27010G25KT TSRA=
LSZH 040320Z AUTO 21003KT 180V260 9999 NSC 14/14 Q1017 TEMPO TSRA=
LSZH 040250Z AUTO 04004KT 330V100 9999 FEW003 SCT///CB 15/14 Q1018 TEMPO SHRA=
LSZH 040220Z AUTO 34003KT 280V020 9999 SCT///CB 13/12 Q1018 TEMPO SHRA=
LSZH 040150Z AUTO 26002KT 9999 1100N R14/P2000N R16/P2000N R28/P2000N R34/P2000N //////TCU 13/13 Q1018 TEMPO SHRA=
LSZH 040120Z AUTO VRB02KT 9999 4200N FEW001 13/13 Q1018 TEMPO SHRA=
LSZH 040050Z AUTO VRB02KT 9999 0650N R14/P2000N R16/P2000N R28/P2000N R34/P2000N FEW001 13/12 Q1017 NOSIG=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JMD
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A340-313
ICAO Aircraft Type
A343
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-214

Aircraft Registration
HB-JMD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

Airport ICAO Code
LSZH

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