Reply to post: Re: lightning? bah.

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Re: lightning? bah.

pretty danged rare

Not at all. Rather regulary:

Lightning regularly strikes airplanes. In fact, as far as anyone knows, the odds are that each airliner in the USA will be hit by lightning once a year. (Obviously some would be hit more than once, some not at all.)

Saw one get hit on the approach once. For some reason this created a weirdly greenish light IIRC.

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