Norwegian B738 at Aalesund on Apr 22nd 2016, lightning strike

Last Update: April 23, 2016 / 15:40:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-414

Departure
Oslo, Norway

Destination
Aalesund, Norway

Aircraft Registration
LN-NHF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
ENAL

A Norwegian Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration LN-NHF performing flight DY-414 from Oslo to Aalesund (Norway), was on final approach to Aalesund's runway 25 when the aircraft was struck by lightning prompting the crew to go around from about 1900 feet. The aircraft entered a hold at FL100, then the crew decided to return to Oslo. The aircraft landed safely back on Oslo's runway 01L about one hour after the go-around.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration LN-NIA reached Aalesund with a delay of 5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 22 hours after landing.

Metars:
ENAL 221820Z 25012KT 220V310 7000 -SHRAGS FEW007 SCT012CB BKN016 03/01 Q1016
ENAL 221750Z 25014KT 9999 VCSH FEW007 SCT013CB BKN024 03/01 Q1017
ENAL 221720Z 24016KT 9999 VCSH FEW011CB SCT014 BKN031 04/01 Q1017
ENAL 221650Z 25017KT 9999 5000NE VCSH SCT011TCU BKN039 03/01 Q1017
ENAL 221620Z 24010KT 220V290 9999 5000E VCSH FEW006 SCT013 BKN020 04/01 Q1018
ENAL 221550Z 19005KT 160V230 9999 VCSH FEW007 SCT020 BKN029 03/01 Q1018
ENAL 221520Z 22006KT 9999 VCSH FEW009 SCT019 BKN034 03/00 Q1019
ENAL 221450Z 26009KT 9999 7000SE -SHRASN FEW010 SCT039 BKN064 04/M00 Q1019
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DY-414

Departure
Oslo, Norway

Destination
Aalesund, Norway

Aircraft Registration
LN-NHF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
ENAL

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