Expressjet E145 near Denver on Jun 25th 2014, lightning strike

Last Update: June 26, 2014 / 15:40:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 25, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
EV-6060

Aircraft Registration
N41104

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

An Expressjet Embraer ERJ-145 on behalf of United, registration N41104 performing flight EV-6060/UA-6060 from Denver,CO to Springfield,MO (USA), was enroute at FL350 about 150nm southeast of Denver deviating around weather when the aircraft was struck by lightning prompting the crew to decide to return to Denver. While turning to return to Denver the crew decided to divert to Amarillo,TX, about 170nm south of their position, instead due to weather conditions. The aircraft landed safely in Amarillo about 40 minutes later.

The FAA reported the aircraft received damage to the windshield and avionics as result of the lightning strike.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 25, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Expressjet

Flight number
EV-6060

Aircraft Registration
N41104

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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