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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165130
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Date:28-MAR-2014
Time:16:40 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic E190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-195LR (ERJ-190-200 LR)
Owner/operator:Lufthansa CityLine
Registration: D-AEBL
MSN: 19000507
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Birmingham (BHX/EGBB) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Munich Airport (MUC/EDDM)
Destination airport:Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB)
Narrative:
An Embraer ERJ-195 by Deutsche Lufthansa and a 737-8K2 by KLM (KLM1431/PH-BXI) were struck by a lightning during approach phase into Birmingham.

The Embraer had 2 exit holes in the fuselage and grounded the aircraft till the day after, whereas the KLM aircraft had no reported damage.

Sources:

1. http://www.birminghamupdates.com/post/81178562306/plane-struck-by-lightning-as-it-made-its-way-to
2. https://twitter.com/BhamUpdates/status/450266353660723200
3. http://www.spiegel.de/panorama/flugzeug-vor-birmingham-dreimal-von-blitz-getroffen-a-961805.html
4. https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/pictured-birmingham-airport-bound-plane-6894600
5. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2593322/Ladies-gentlemen-noticed-hit-lightning-Pilots-calm-announcement-plane-stuck-THREE-bolts-once.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

27 Oct 2017 OE-LWJ Austrian Airlines 0 near Salzburg-W. A. Mozart Airport (SZG/LOWS) non


Images:

Photo of D-AEBL courtesy AirHistory.net


Toulouse - Blagnac (LFBO / TLS)
12 March 2015; (c) T.Laurent

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Mar-2014 18:08 mcantsin Added
30-Mar-2014 18:09 harro Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Damage, Narrative]
31-Mar-2014 20:41 mcantsin Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2014 23:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Dec-2014 23:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
21-Nov-2015 19:11 junior sjc Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn]
27-Nov-2015 07:07 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Dec-2015 21:09 junior sjc Updated [Narrative]

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