Lightning Strike Video Demonstrates Safety Hazard

AINsafety » February 3, 2014
February 3, 2014, 12:20 PM

A video showing lightning striking a Copa Airlines jet parked at the gate clearly demonstrates why all aircraft fueling ceases when thunderstorms are near. Pay particular attention to the small manhole cover near the front of the aircraft that goes flying toward a ground tug shortly after the strike.

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