Breeze BCS3 at Philadelphia on Feb 27th 2024, lightning strike

Last Update: February 28, 2024 / 18:10:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 27, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MX-8740

Aircraft Registration
N230BZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-300

ICAO Type Designator
BCS3

Airport ICAO Code
KPIT

A Breeze Airways Bombardier C-Series CS-300, registration N230BZ performing flight MX-8740 from Fort Myers,FL to Pittsburgh,PA (USA), was on approach to Pittsburgh's runway 28R when the aircraft was struck by lightning. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK BY LIGHTNING AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED DAMAGE TO VERTICAL STABILIZER, PITTSBURGH, PA."

The aircraft is still on the ground in Pittsburgh about 26 hours after landing.



Metars:
KPIT 271651Z 13006KT 10SM -RA BKN042 OVC070 11/09 A2970 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NE TSE02 SLP066 P0006 T01110089 $=
KPIT 271605Z 13010KT 6SM -RA FEW038 BKN055 OVC070 12/09 A2971 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT E AND SE TSE02 P0004 T01220089 $=
KPIT 271551Z 20007KT 2 1/2SM -TSRA SCT038CB OVC055 12/08 A2972 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 4 LTG DSNT E AND SE AND W RAB20 TSB30E41B44 SLP071 OCNL LTGIC OHD TS OHD MOV NE P0004 T01170083 $=
KPIT 271544Z 17007G20KT 2 1/2SM -TSRA SCT038CB OVC055 13/07 A2972 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 4 LTG DSNT SE AND W RAB20 TSB30E41B44 OCNL LTGIC OHD TS OHD MOV NE P0002 T01280072 $=
KPIT 271541Z 19012G22KT 2 1/2SM -RA SCT038 OVC055 13/07 A2972 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 4 LTG DSNT SE AND NW RAB20 TSB30E41 P0002 T01280072 $=
KPIT 271531Z 19016G25KT 2 1/2SM TSRA BKN038CB OVC055 16/04 A2972 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S AND NW RAB20 TSB30 OCNL LTGIC OHD TS OHD MOV NE P0000 T01560039=
KPIT 271528Z 18010G22KT 2 1/2SM RA SCT041 OVC055 16/03 A2972 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S AND NW RAB20 P0000 T01560033=
KPIT 271451Z 16007KT 10SM BKN050 BKN075 OVC150 15/03 A2970 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW SLP065 T01500028 58015=
KPIT 271351Z 16006KT 10SM SCT050 BKN150 OVC200 14/03 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP074 T01390028=
KPIT 271251Z 16004KT 10SM FEW046 OVC180 12/03 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP079 T01170033=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N230BZ
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS CANADA LP
Aircraft Model / Type
BD-500-1A11
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
BCS3
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 27, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MX-8740

Aircraft Registration
N230BZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-300

ICAO Type Designator
BCS3

Airport ICAO Code
KPIT

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