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Boeing 737 hit by lightning, loses communication with ATC

Boeing 737 was struck on approach to Mumbai An interesting story from India where a Boeing 737 was struck on approach to Mumbai. At approximately 12,000 ft the aircraft was struck by lightning which caused a total loss of radio communications. The pilots were able to use their transponder to convey the loss radios to air traffic control. An emergency was declared by ATC and the 737 was able to land without further incident.

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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Hit-by-lightning-Boeing-makes-emergency-landing-in-Mumbai/articleshow/14681455.cms