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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76380
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Date:17-AUG-2010
Time:c. 18:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-343X
Owner/operator:Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia A/S
Registration: OY-VKG
C/n / msn: 349
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 423
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Arlanda Airport, Stockholm -   Sweden
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:ARN/ESSA
Destination airport:AYT/LTAI
Narrative:
About 5 minutes after takeoff from Arlanda DK 105 (Airbus A330-343X OY-VKG) was struck by lightning. Pilot declared emergency but landed safely 22 minutes after takeoff

Sources:

https://www.expressen.se/nyheter/katerina-janouch-pa-planet-nu-dor-vi/ (swedish)
https://www.dn.se/sthlm/passagerarplan-traffades-av-blixten-1.1155275 (swedish)
http://avherald.com/h?article=42fbfccc&opt=0

http://www.airliners.net/photos/airliners/9/5/6/1651659.jpg (photo)


Images:

Photo of OY-VKG courtesy AirHistory.net


Palma de Mallorca (LEPA / LESJ / PMI)
5 October 2002; (c) Toni Marimón

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Aug-2010 02:50 elon Added
18-Aug-2010 08:12 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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