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Atlas jet forced to make emergency landing after lightning strike

28 July 2017

North Cyprus News - Lightning strike - Atlas jet

Passengers panicked when an Atlas-Global jet flying from Istanbul to Ercan was forced to make an emergency landing at Çanakkale Military Airport after the front of the plane was struck by lightening.

The nose and part of the port side wing was damaged. Landing the plane was made difficult because the cockpit windscreen had been smashed.

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