Edelweiss A320 near Zurich on Mar 26th 2023, lightning strike

Last Update: March 28, 2023 / 16:44:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 26, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-220

Destination
Sevilla, Spain

Aircraft Registration
HB-IHY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
LSZH

An Edelweiss Airbus A320-200, registration HB-IHY performing flight WK-220 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Sevilla,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Zurich when the crew stopped the climb at FL280 following a lightning strike and decided to return to Zurich. The aircraft landed safely back on Zurich's runway 16 about 70 minutes after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Zurich about 48 hours after landing back.

Metars:
LSZH 261720Z 19008KT 9999 FEW015 05/03 Q1007 NOSIG=
LSZH 261650Z 21008KT 9999 VCSH FEW015 05/02 Q1008 NOSIG=
LSZH 261620Z 25013KT 7000 -SHRA VCTS FEW013 SCT025CB BKN035 04/02 Q1008 RESHGS TEMPO SHRA=
LSZH 261550Z 24010KT 9999 VCSH FEW013 FEW025CB BKN035 07/04 Q1007 TEMPO 28015G28KT TSRA=
LSZH 261520Z 25007KT 230V290 9999 VCSH FEW012 FEW025TCU BKN045 07/04 Q1007 RETSRA TEMPO 25015G28KT SHRA=
LSZH 261450Z 25020KT 4500 TSRA FEW015 SCT025CB BKN040 06/04 Q1007 BECMG 9999 NSW=
LSZH 261420Z 24009KT 9999 -SHRA FEW017 FEW035CB BKN060 10/04 Q1005 TEMPO 25017G30KT TSRA=
LSZH 261350Z 26007KT 230V300 9999 -SHRA FEW019 FEW030CB BKN045 11/05 Q1005 TEMPO TSRA=
LSZH 261320Z 23014KT 210V290 9999 VCSH FEW018 FEW025CB BKN060 11/04 Q1005 RETSRA TEMPO SHRA=
LSZH 261250Z 23013KT 9000 TSRA FEW018 SCT025CB BKN060 10/04 Q1006 TEMPO NSW=
LSZH 261220Z 25012KT 230V290 9999 -SHRA VCSH FEW015 FEW028TCU SCT036 11/02 Q1006 TEMPO SHRA=
LSZH 261150Z 23015KT 190V260 9999 -SHRA FEW018 FEW025TCU SCT040 11/04 Q1007 TEMPO 4500 SHRA=
LSZH 261120Z 25009KT 9999 FEW020TCU 11/06 Q1007 TEMPO 26015G30KT TEMPO SHRA=
LSZH 261050Z 24011KT 200V280 9999 -SHRA VCSH FEW015 SCT025 BKN045 09/06 Q1007 TEMPO 26015G30KT TEMPO SHRA=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-IHY
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 INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
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
Mar 26, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-220

Destination
Sevilla, Spain

Aircraft Registration
HB-IHY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
LSZH

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