Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Lightning Hits Plane - Cool Photos

Elaine J. forwarded us these photos and accompanying text:

Spectacular shot of a Nippon jet being struck by lightning in Osaka.
Amazing that the aircraft itself and the people and equipment inside can survive such a hit!

This is in normal time:

This is in slow motion:

This is a still photo just on initiation of the bolt...
Notice the ground and air bolt feeder strike at the same time. Lucky people!

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