Delta B752 near Jacksonville on May 22nd 2023, lightning strike

Last Update: May 23, 2023 / 14:24:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2990

Aircraft Registration
N6708D

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

Airport ICAO Code
KJAX

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N6708D performing flight DL-2990 from Atlanta,GA to Jacksonville,FL (USA), was descending towards Jacksonville when the aircraft was struck by lightning. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Jacksonville's runway 08.

The airline reported the aircraft landed safely after indication of a potential lightning strike on arrival into Jacksonville.

A replacement aircraft performed the return flight.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Jacksonville about 21 hours after landing.



Metars:
KJAX 221956Z 08007KT 10SM -RA FEW010 BKN018 BKN036 OVC250 24/22 A2995 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S RAB08 TSE53 SLP144 P0006 T02390222=
KJAX 221928Z 07009KT 6SM TSRA BR SCT008 BKN013 BKN031CB OVC250 24/22 A2995 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S RAB08 OCNL LTGICCGCC VC S TS VC S MOV E P0002 T02390222=
KJAX 221856Z 07011KT 10SM TS SCT008 BKN033CB BKN110 OVC250 24/22 A2994 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-W RAE1759B31E51 SLP138 OCNL LTGICCGCC OHD TS OHD MOV E P0001 T02390222=
KJAX 221831Z 06014G22KT 9SM -TSRA FEW008 BKN033CB OVC110 24/23 A2994 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S AND SW RAE1759B31 OCNL LTGICCGCC OHD TS OHD MOV E P0000 T02390228=
KJAX 221756Z 06010KT 8SM -TSRA FEW014 SCT038CB OVC110 24/22 A2995 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S-NW SLP143 FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV E P0028 60065 T02390222 10278 20228 58006=
KJAX 221718Z 03008KT 3SM -TSRA BR SCT019 BKN038CB OVC110 24/23 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW AND W FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV E P0026 T02390228=
KJAX 221712Z 05011KT 2SM -TSRA BR SCT019 BKN038CB BKN250 24/22 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW AND W FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV E P0024 T02390222=
KJAX 221656Z 05008KT 1SM +TSRA BR BKN019 BKN042CB BKN250 23/22 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W RAB39 SLP150 FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV E P0037 T02330222 RVRNO=
KJAX 221650Z 01007KT 1SM +TSRA BR BKN019 BKN042CB BKN250 24/22 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W RAB39 FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV E P0017 RVRNO=
KJAX 221645Z 02009KT 2SM +TSRA BR BKN019 BKN042CB BKN250 24/22 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W RAB39 FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV E P0005 T02440222=
KJAX 221603Z 06012KT 10SM TS BKN019 BKN042CB BKN250 27/22 A2996 RMK AO2 OCNL LTGICCG VC N TS VC N MOV E T02670217=
KJAX 221556Z 06014KT 10SM TS SCT019 BKN042CB BKN250 27/22 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NW TSB05 SLP148 OCNL LTGICCG VC N TS VC N MOV E T02720217=
KJAX 221506Z 09007KT 10SM TS FEW010 BKN039CB BKN070 BKN250 26/21 A2996 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W-N TSB05 OCNL LTGICCG VC N TS VC N MOV E T02610206=
KJAX 221456Z 06011KT 10SM SCT010 BKN039 BKN070 BKN250 26/21 A2997 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW-E SLP149 T02610211 53005=
KJAX 221356Z 05006KT 10SM SCT012 BKN045 BKN070 BKN250 26/21 A2996 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E AND NW SLP146 CB DSNT N T02610211=
KJAX 221351Z 07006KT 10SM SCT012 BKN045 BKN070 BKN250 26/22 A2996 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW-E CB DSNT N=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N6708D
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
757-232
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B752
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2990

Aircraft Registration
N6708D

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

Airport ICAO Code
KJAX

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