Hop! AT72 at Lyon on Mar 6th 2017, lightning strike

Last Update: March 9, 2017 / 21:45:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Hop!

Flight number
A5-4073

Departure
Pau, France

Destination
Lyon, France

Aircraft Registration
F-HAPL

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Hop! Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration F-HAPL performing flight A5-4073 from Pau to Lyon (France) with 44 passengers and 4 crew, was on approach to Lyon when the aircraft encountered turbulence prompting the crew to abort the approach and go around. While climbing out of Lyon the aircraft received a lightning strike and a passenger became ill prompting the crew to divert to Grenoble (France) located about 40nm southeast of Lyon, where the aircraft landed safely.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Grenoble for 52 hours, then positioned to Lyon and is still on the ground now in Lyon about 27 hours after positioning to Lyon.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Hop!

Flight number
A5-4073

Departure
Pau, France

Destination
Lyon, France

Aircraft Registration
F-HAPL

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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