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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175231
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Time:c. 17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-256
Registration: TF-FIA
MSN: 29310/938
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF) -   Iceland
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF)
Destination airport:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN)
Icelandair flight FI671 from Keflavík, Iceland to Denver, Colorado, suffered a lightning strike shortly after departure from runway 20 at 17:10 hours local time (17:10 UTC).
The aircraft continued to the destination where it landed at 18:45 hours local time (00:45 UTC, April 8). After arrival it was found that there was a hole in the nose cone as a result of the lightning strike.

Weather about the time of departure (17:10Z):
METAR BIKF 071630Z 20025KT 9999 VCSH SCT018CB BKN050 BKN065 04/M00 Q1012
METAR BIKF 071700Z 19028KT 9999 VCSH SCT020CB BKN032 BKN060 04/M00 Q1011
METAR BIKF 071730Z 21029G42KT 9999 SCT020CB BKN032 BKN060 02/01 Q1011 RETS
METAR BIKF 071800Z 21029KT 9999 FEW013CB SCT038 BKN090 03/01 Q1010 RETS


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 Feb 2020 TF-FIA Icelandair 0 Keflavík International Airport (KEF) unk



Photo of TF-FIA courtesy

Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
7 June 2019; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

09-Apr-2015 08:34 harro Added
09-Apr-2015 08:38 harro Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
10-Apr-2015 12:09 whiteshark Updated [Narrative]

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