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Boeing 747 Gets Struck By Lightning
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Boeing 747 Gets Struck By Lightning
In this stunning, rare, video you will see a commercial jetliner take off from an airport and get struck by lightning only moments after getting into the air.


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Posted by nova on June 3, 2011
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Posted by kientad on June 8, 2011 at 9:45 pm
Planes have a wire mesh installed just under the surface around the entire body to allow it to conduct lightning strikes without damaging the sensitive components, and people inside. Makes for cool vids!
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