Lufthansa A321 at Amsterdam on Nov 22nd 2015, lightning strike

Last Update: November 23, 2015 / 23:23:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-993

Aircraft Registration
D-AISW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
EHAM

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AISW performing flight LH-993 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was in the initial climb out of Amsterdam's runway 24 at about 14:50L (13:50Z) when the crew reported a lightning strike and requested to turn left to avoid the weather, tower confirmed seeing the lightning strike, cleared the left turn and inquired whether operations were normal. The crew reported that everything was displaying okay and continued the flight for a safe landing on Frankfurt's runway 25R about 50 minutes after departure.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Frankfurt 33 hours after landing.

Metars:
EHAM 221525Z 02004KT 320V060 9999 FEW015 SCT018CB 04/01 Q1011 TEMPO 6000 -SHRAGS
EHAM 221455Z VRB02KT 9999 VCSH FEW015 SCT018CB 04/00 Q1010 TEMPO 6000 -SHRAGS
EHAM 221425Z 29003KT 260V330 9999 FEW015 FEW018CB 04/01 Q1010 TEMPO 6000 -SHRAGS
EHAM 221355Z 31007KT 280V010 9999 -TSRAGS FEW015 SCT018CB BKN045 03/01 Q1010 BECMG NSW
EHAM 221325Z 30007KT 260V340 9999 VCSH FEW015 FEW018CB SCT045 05/02 Q1009 TEMPO 34012G22KT 6000 -SHRAGS
EHAM 221255Z 31006KT 270V340 9999 -SHRA FEW013 FEW018CB SCT045 05/02 Q1010 TEMPO 34012G22KT 6000 -SHRAGS
EHAM 221225Z 01010KT 340V040 9999 -SHRA FEW010 FEW018CB SCT030 04/01 Q1009 TEMPO 34012G22KT 6000 -SHRAGS
EHAM 221155Z 30007KT 240V360 9999 VCSH FEW015 FEW020CB SCT047 05/02 Q1009 TEMPO 34012G22KT 6000 -SHRAGS
EHAM 221125Z 33009KT 300V020 9999 -SHRA FEW010 SCT020CB SCT028 05/02 Q1009 TEMPO NSW
EHAM 221055Z 32007KT CAVOK 05/02 Q1009 TEMPO 6000 -SHRAGS SCT018CB
EHAM 221025Z 33006KT 280V020 9999 FEW018 05/03 Q1009 TEMPO 6000 -SHRA
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-993

Aircraft Registration
D-AISW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
EHAM

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