Mid-Air Scare When Lightning Strikes 2 Planes Over Seattle

See how planes are designed so that the flow of electricity never enters the cabin.
1:08 | 04/03/15

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Transcript for Mid-Air Scare When Lightning Strikes 2 Planes Over Seattle
And some frightening moments in the skies over Seattle. To separate plane struck by lightning as they tried to land during severe weather. ABC's David Curley who covers aviation for us with the images tonight. They are striking pictures not just one. But two jets hit by lightning over Seattle last night's storm around the airport hit the jets as they were preparing to land I was. Kind of in shock I was just thinking about how amazing it was to seat these dramatic pictures show the jets are designed to take a lightning strike. Testing and allowed. These Boeing engineers make sure the electricity flow is outside the jetliner never entering the cabin so here is my chance to actually make. Lightning. Whoa that. It is amazing and the thickness of the materials struck as well you see that it scrap steel limited I have to didn't go through that is indicative of a like a once in a lifetime level of a plane would occur we get a per hour it's unclear if the passengers last night. Even knew their jets were actually hit. By lightning bolts. David Curley ABC news New York the pictures from the north West Bank state.

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