Flybe Nordic E190 at Helsinki on May 1st 2014, lightning strike

Last Update: May 2, 2014 / 21:40:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 1, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BE-2365

Destination
Oulu, Finland

Aircraft Registration
OH-LKR

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

Airport ICAO Code
EFHK

A Flybe Nordic Embraer ERJ-190 on behalf of Finnair, registration OH-LKR performing flight BE-2365/AY-2365 from Helsinki to Oulu (Finland) with 41 passengers, was in the initial climb out of Helsinki's runway 04R when the aircraft received a lightning strike prompting the crew to level off at 5000 feet and return to Helsinki for a safe landing on runway 04L about 10 minutes after departure.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-190 registration OH-LKF reached Oulu with a delay of about one hour.

The incident aircraft resumed service after 28 hours on the ground in Helsinki.

Metars:
EFHK 011120Z 03010KT 9000 SHRA FEW005 BKN007 BKN013 03/02 Q1004 TEMPO SCT007 BKN013
EFHK 011050Z 36007KT 9000 -SHRA FEW008 BKN012 BKN030CB 03/01 Q1004 TEMPO 7000 BKN015
EFHK 011020Z 36011KT 9999 -SHRA FEW010 BKN030CB 03/01 Q1004 RETSRA TEMPO 6000 SHRA
EFHK 010950Z 02010KT 4000N -TSRA -SHGS FEW010 BKN030CB 03/02 Q1004 BECMG 9999 NSW
EFHK 010920Z 35008KT 9999 -SHRA FEW009 BKN030CB BKN070 03/01 Q1004 RETSRA TEMPO TL1030 TSRA
EFHK 010850Z 04011KT 350V070 7000 TSRA FEW010 BKN025CB BKN070 05/01 Q1003 BECMG 9999 NSW
EFHK 010820Z 02010KT 9999 -SHRA FEW020CB SCT045 BKN070 06/M00 Q1003 TEMPO SHRA
EFHK 010750Z 02010KT 9999 FEW015 BKN070 06/00 Q1003 NOSIG
EFHK 010720Z 05010KT 9999 FEW012 BKN070 06/00 Q1004 NOSIG
EFHK 010650Z 04009KT 9999 FEW012 BKN070 05/M00 Q1004 NOSIG
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 1, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BE-2365

Destination
Oulu, Finland

Aircraft Registration
OH-LKR

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

Airport ICAO Code
EFHK

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