Romanian plane struck by lightning on landing

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 22:08

Bucharest: A plane belonging to Romanian national air carrier has been struck by lightning as it landed in Istanbul. Nobody was injured.
Tarom airlines said the aircraft traveling from Bucharest with 38 passengers landed safely today evening despite the incident.

It sustained light damage and was grounded in Istanbul to undergo tests. The flight back to Bucharest late Saturday was cancelled.

Some passengers were redirected to another flight, Tarom said today, while others were given hotel accommodation in Istanbul.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 22:08

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