Swiss A333 near Dubai on Jan 20th 2015, two lightning strikes

Last Update: January 20, 2015 / 16:33:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 20, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
LX-243

Departure
Muscat, Oman

Aircraft Registration
HB-JHC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Swiss Airbus A330-300, registration HB-JHC performing flight LX-243 from Muscat (Oman) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was on approach to Dubai descending through about 4000 feet when the crew aborted the approach due to receiving two lightning strikes and returned to Muscat for a safe landing about 40 minutes after aborting the approach to Dubai.

The flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Muscat 17 hours after landing.

Metars Dubai:
OMDB 200200Z 14004KT 090V200 9999 BKN040 18/11 Q1014 NOSIG
OMDB 200100Z 17007KT 130V280 9999 FEW030 SCT040 16/12 Q1014 WS ALL RWY TEMPO 29020G30KT 4000 TSRA SCT030CB
OMDB 200000Z 16012KT 9999 FEW025 SCT035 15/12 Q1014 RETS WS ALL RWY TEMPO 29020G30KT 4000 TSRA SCT030CB
OMDB 192300Z 17010KT 9999 -TSRA FEW025 SCT040CB 14/13 Q1014 TEMPO 29020G30KT 4000
OMDB 192200Z 23014KT 8000 TSRA FEW025 SCT040CB 14/13 Q1015 TEMPO 29020G30KT 4000
OMDB 192100Z 24008KT 210V280 9999 FEW025 SCT040 17/12 Q1015 TEMPO 29020G30KT 4000 TSRA SCT030CB
OMDB 192000Z 26012KT 9999 FEW030 SCT040 17/13 Q1015 RETS TEMPO 29020G30KT 4000 TSRA SCT030CB

Metars Muscat:
OOMS 200250Z 24011KT 9999 FEW035 15/05 Q1015 NOSIG
OOMS 200150Z 24011KT CAVOK 15/09 Q1015 NOSIG
OOMS 200050Z 28011KT CAVOK 16/09 Q1014 NOSIG
OOMS 192350Z 27009KT CAVOK 16/12 Q1014 NOSIG
OOMS 192250Z 25006KT CAVOK 17/13 Q1013 NOSIG
OOMS 192150Z 20004KT 170V240 CAVOK 18/14 Q1013 NOSIG
OOMS 192050Z 21004KT 180V240 CAVOK 17/15 Q1014 NOSIG
OOMS 191950Z VRB02KT 9000 NSC 17/16 Q1014 NOSIG
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JHC
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 S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-343
ICAO Aircraft Type
A333
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
Jan 20, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Swiss

Flight number
LX-243

Departure
Muscat, Oman

Aircraft Registration
HB-JHC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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