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How Passenger Jet Survived Direct Lightning Strike

Airbus 380 from Dubai struck by a bolt of lightning over London. The average commercial airliner gets struck by lightning a little more than once a year and rarely, rarely suffers damage.

It was a rainy day in May of 1982. Pilots were getting messages to return to DFW. Rumors of a "Pilot Strike" were being used for the reason. Little did people know that a once great airline was being shut down. May 12th 1982 would become a sad day for many in The BRANIFF Family.