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This intense video shows a Boeing 737 getting struck by lightning

No one was hurt as a consequence of the lightning as the plane is shielded by a Faraday Cage which blocks out external static electrical fields: charges redistribute on the conducting material and don't affect the cage's interior.<p>In other words: the current passes from a lightning strike through …


Travelers at Nashville airport see flames from Delta-operated SkyWest plane

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Delta-operated SkyWest plane briefly emitted flames on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport on Friday morning. The plane was heading to Cincinnati, scheduled to depart at 6:34 a.m. CDT.<p>The plane had just turned on its engine and had not yet reached the runway when the flame …


Boeing 777 attempting a landing in a 120km/h storm is almost too unsettling to watch

You might've had some rough landings or some unnerving turbulence, but this landing in the middle of a Netherlands storm by a commercial Boeing 777 …


Asiana Airlines flight crash-lands at San Francisco airport; 2 dead, many injured

<b>San Francisco:</b> An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing …


Virgin Atlantic passengers demand compensation for 'nightmare' 33-hour flight delay

Nearly a hundred travellers on a London Gatwick-bound Virgin Atlantic flight, set to depart McCarran International Airport at 4.30pm on Monday, suffered a series of "excruciating” delays before it finally departed on Wednesday morning.<p>Passengers were initially told the delay was due to a problem …

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Flight returns to Seattle after worker trapped in cargo hold

SEATTLE (AP) — An airport worker who fell asleep and found himself trapped in a plane's cargo hold forced a Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight to return to Seattle on Monday afternoon.<p>Flight 448 had just taken off when the pilot and some first-class passengers heard banging from down below, …

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