Delta B739 at Salt Lake City on May 21st 2016, lightning strike

Last Update: May 23, 2016 / 21:11:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2421

Aircraft Registration
N830DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N830DN performing flight DL-2421 from Phoenix,AZ to Salt Lake City,UT (USA), was on approach to Salt Lake City's runway 16R when the aircraft received a lightning strike. The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 16R.

The FAA reported the aircraft received minor damage to the nose cone as result of the lightning strike.

The aircraft resumed service about 3 hours after landing.



Metars:
SLC 212154Z COR 35018KT 10SM FEW050 SCT090CB BKN120 BKN200 16/06 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP053 VIRGA W-NW CB OHD AND NE MOV N TCU ALQDS SH VC NE T01560061
KSLC 212054Z 30011KT 10SM FEW060 SCT080 SCT100 16/06 A2979 RMK AO2 WSHFT 2026 RAE43 SLP048 P0004 60005 T01610056 58004
KSLC 212046Z 31011KT 10SM FEW060 SCT080 SCT100 16/07 A2979 RMK AO2 WSHFT 2026 RAE43 P0004 T01610067
KSLC 211954Z 20007KT 10SM -RA SCT070 BKN085 16/06 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND 14027/1902 RAB23 SLP048 VIRGA NW P0001 T01610056
KSLC 211854Z 15017G23KT 10SM FEW080 FEW100 18/06 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND 16027/1841 SLP045 T01780056
KSLC 211754Z 16016G26KT 10SM SCT075 SCT100 15/06 A2981 RMK AO2 PK WND 17026/1749 SLP051 60036 T01500056 10150 20094 56019
KSLC 211654Z 15014KT 10SM FEW070 BKN100 12/07 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP058 T01220067
KSLC 211554Z 12015KT 10SM BKN060 OVC080 09/07 A2984 RMK AO2 RAE40 SLP068 P0008 T00940067
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N830DN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-932ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B739
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2421

Aircraft Registration
N830DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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