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Time:c. 5:50 pm
Type:Silhouette image of generic B734 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-490
Owner/operator:Alaska Airlines
Registration: N792AS
C/n / msn: 28887/2903
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sitka, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ketchikan - PAKT
Destination airport:Sitka - PASI
The flight AS-67 was struck by a lightning while on approach to Sitka. The airplane landed safely.
The lightning struck the airplane at its nose causing minor damage.



Photo of N792AS courtesy

Los Angeles - International (KLAX / LAX)
14 November 2009; (c) F Seggie

Revision history:

03-Feb-2009 10:22 Certosino Added

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