Lightning Appears to Strike Heathrow-Bound Plane

Aled Rhys Jones captured the dramatic moment a plane appeared to be stuck by a lightning near London’s Heathrow Airport on Wednesday, April 27. At least three planes flying over London were hit by lightning on Wednesday.

A passenger on a British Airways flight from Prague to London told The Evening Standard she heard a “huge light and crack”. British Airways said flight BA857, which had departed from Prague, landed safely.

This video shows lightning strike a plane flying over west London. Credit: Aled Rhys Jones

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