AirExplore B738 at Birmingham on Mar 1st 2015, lightning strike
Last Update: March 2, 2015 / 23:10:34 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported: "Not much was heard by way of sound but there was a bright flash which lit the whole cabin."
A post flight inspection revealed damage requiring repairs, the aircraft is still on the ground about 30 hours after landing.
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