Estonian E170 near Tallinn on Jul 15th 2012, lightning strike
Last Update: July 16, 2012 / 16:10:48 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft was able to depart again after approximately 2 hours on the ground and reached Hanover with a delay of just over 2.5 hours.
A passenger reported the crew initially announced following the lightning strike that the aircraft was fully operational and they would continue to Hanover. About 25 minutes after departure the crew turned around and announced that there were no maintenance facilities available in Hanover to perform the necessary checks following the lightning strike, so that they were returning. The passengers were kept on board, about 2 hours after landing the aircraft was able to depart again.
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