British Airways A319 at Bergen on Nov 13th 2015, lightning strike

Last Update: November 14, 2015 / 20:30:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-760

Destination
Bergen, Norway

Aircraft Registration
G-EUPZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

Airport ICAO Code
ENBR

A British Airways Airbus A319-100, registration G-EUPZ performing flight BA-760 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Bergen (Norway), was descending towards Bergen when the aircraft received a lightning strike. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Bergen's runway 17.

The occurrence aircraft was unable to depart for the return flight BA-759, the flight was cancelled and the passengers rebooked onto other flights.

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

Metars:
ENBR 132020Z 15015KT 8000 -SHRAGS FEW009 SCT012CB BKN015 03/02 Q0997 TEMPO 4000 TSRAGS BKN014CB RMK WIND 1200FT 16021KT
ENBR 131950Z 16010KT 9000 SHRA FEW009 SCT013CB BKN018 04/03 Q0997 TEMPO 4000 TSRAGS BKN014CB RMK WIND 1200FT 16015KT
ENBR 131920Z 14011KT 9999 -SHRA FEW010 SCT013CB BKN020 04/02 Q0997 TEMPO 4000 TSRAGS BKN014CB RMK WIND 1200FT 15015KT
ENBR 131850Z 17014KT 9999 VCTS SHRA FEW010 SCT012CB BKN016 04/03 Q0997 TEMPO 4000 TSRAGS BKN014CB RMK WIND 1200FT 23010KT
ENBR 131820Z 15014KT 7000 SHRAGS FEW014CB BKN018 04/02 Q0997 TEMPO 4000 TSRAGS BKN014CB RMK WIND 1200FT 16019KT
ENBR 131750Z 15017KT 9999 -TSRA FEW015CB SCT020 BKN030 04/02 Q0996 RESHRAGS TEMPO TSRA BKN014CB RMK WIND 1200FT 15022KT
ENBR 131720Z 14005KT 120V180 9999 VCSH FEW015CB SCT030 BKN080 05/02 Q0996 TEMPO TSRA BKN014CB RMK WIND 1200FT 22015KT
ENBR 131650Z 20002KT 9999 VCSH FEW015CB SCT020 BKN030 05/03 Q0996 TEMPO TSRA BKN014CB RMK WIND 1200FT 24017G27KT
ENBR 131620Z 18010KT 9999 -TSRA FEW015CB SCT020 BKN030 07/02 Q0996 TEMPO TSRA BKN014CB RMK WIND 1200FT 23012G30KT
ENBR 131550Z 19005KT 150V230 9999 VCSH FEW025TCU SCT040 BKN070 06/03 Q0997 TEMPO SHRA RMK WIND 1200FT 23012KT
ENBR 131520Z 14003KT 110V180 9999 VCSH FEW030TCU SCT045 SCT070 05/03 Q0997 TEMPO SHRA RMK WIND 1200FT 22015KT
ENBR 131450Z 25012KT 9999 -SHRA FEW035TCU SCT045 SCT065 06/M00 Q0997 TEMPO SHRA RMK WIND 1200FT 21015KT
ENBR 131420Z 20010KT 9999 VCSH FEW035TCU FEW040 BKN060 08/02 Q0997 TEMPO SHRA RMK WIND 1200FT 23014G25KT
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-760

Destination
Bergen, Norway

Aircraft Registration
G-EUPZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

Airport ICAO Code
ENBR

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