Lightning damaged two flying to Moscow a passenger plane

Two passenger aircraft that were on approach to Moscow on 29 June, was hit by lightning. About it reports “Interfax” citing a source in the emergency services.

“According to the report the day before the defeat by a discharge of atmospheric electricity got the plane “Boeing”, traveling from Astrakhan to Vnukovo, and “Jumbo”, who was returning from Prague to Sheremetyevo. Anybody from passengers and crewmen has not suffered”, — said the source.

The aircraft successfully landed, after which their bodies were discovered the traces of destruction a powerful discharge. One melted a few rivets on the casing, and the second damaged the stabilizer fairings.

Previously, the three aircraft — the Sukhoi Superjet 100, Airbus A330 and Boeing 777 damaged in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport due to the hurricane that swept the capital on may 29.