In the aircraft flight Chisinau — Saint Petersburg was struck by lightning
Moscow. July 28. INTERFAX.RU — the plane departed in the second half of the day on Saturday on the route Chisinau — St. Petersburg, was struck by lightning.
As reported “Interfax” the press service of the airport, the incident occurred 10 minutes after departure from Chisinau airport when the plane gained altitude.
“The plane belongs to the Russian company S7. By lightning no one was hurt, the equipment worked properly. However, for reasons of safety, the crew decided to return to Chisinau airport. The landing took place successfully,” — said the press service.
Onboard the liner there were 113 passengers, nobody has suffered. All passengers returned to the airport. The flight was postponed indefinitely, and the aircraft has a thorough technical check.
As reported, on July 13, lightning hit a Boeing-737 of airline “Victory” returning from Berlin to Moscow. Despite the incident, the airliner to land safely in the capital. After landing, the plane is carefully examined, it became clear that some elements of the fuselage and the right wing of the ship was charred.