SAS A320 near Malmo on Dec 26th 2016, lightning strike

Last Update: December 27, 2016 / 10:41:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SK-596

Aircraft Registration
OY-KAU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
EKCH

A SAS Scandinavian Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration OY-KAU performing flight SK-596 from Keflavik (Iceland) to Copenhagen (Denmark) with 111 people on board, diverted to Malmo due to Copenhagen Airport being closed and was on approach to Malmo's runway 35 when the aircraft went around due to weather. The crew decided to divert to Bornholm (Denmark), however, the aircraft received a lightning strike. The crew climbed the aircraft to 7000 feet and landed safely in Bornholm.

The aircraft was unable to continue the flight.

The airline reported the passengers were taken to hotels and are estimated to be taken to Copenhagen by a replacement aircraft the following day.

Metars:
EKCH 261550Z 27019KT 9999 FEW022CB BKN065 03/00 Q1008 TEMPO 27025G40KT SHRAGS BKN020CB
EKCH 261520Z 27020G32KT 9999 FEW024CB BKN042 04/01 Q1008 TEMPO 27025G40KT SHRAGS BKN020CB
EKCH 261450Z 27016KT 9999 FEW020CB SCT032 BKN073 03/01 Q1008 RERA TS TEMPO 27025G40KT SHRAGS BKN020CB
EKCH 261420Z 26025G48KT 240V310 5000 SHRA TS FEW020CB SCT032 BKN110 03/00 Q1008 TEMPO 3000 27025G40KT SHRAGS BKN020CB
EKCH 261350Z 26024G35KT 9999 -SHRA FEW020CB SCT031 BKN110 05/02 Q1007 TEMPO 27025G40KT SHRAGS BKN020CB
EKCH 261320Z 26015KT 9999 FEW020 SCT032 BKN110 06/02 Q1007 TEMPO 27025G40KT SHRAGS BKN020CB
EKCH 261250Z 29018KT 9999 -SHRA FEW020CB BKN027 BKN070 05/02 Q1007 TEMPO 27025G40KT SHRAGS BKN020CB
EKCH 261220Z 26021G31KT 9999 FEW020 SCT120 07/03 Q1007 TEMPO 27025G40KT SHRAGS BKN020CB
EKCH 261150Z 26023KT 9999 FEW020CB SCT028 07/03 Q1008 TEMPO 26020G35KT SHRAGS
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SK-596

Aircraft Registration
OY-KAU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
EKCH

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