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The plane went down in Macon, Miss., about 100 miles northeast of Jackson. (Map by Matt Molnar/Google)
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Crashes

Witnesses Say Lightning Blew Plane Out of the Sky Over Mississippi, Killing Pilot

Posted May 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A small plane exploded in midair when it was struck by lighting over eastern Mississippi Thursday afternoon, killing the pilot.

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French Air Force Dassault Falcon 7X (F-RAFA) on approach to JFK for the United Nations General Assembly 2010. (Photo by Tom Turner)
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Plane Carrying New French President Hit By Lightning Just Hours After Taking Office

Posted May 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

France’s new President Francois Hollande got an electrifying welcome aboard his new ride on Tuesday when the French Presidential plane was hit by lightning, just hours after taking office.

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Delta Regional Carrier Fined $425K for Not Inspecting Planes After Lightning Strikes

Posted June 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The FAA announced Thursday that it had proposed a $425,000 civil penalty against Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines for not conducting mandatory inspections of two Bombardier CRJ jets after they were struck by lightning in 2008.

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Video: Emirates A380 Struck by Lightning

Posted May 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A quick-thinking photographer captured an Emirates Airbus A380 being struck by lightning on approach to London Heathrow from Dubai on Saturday night.

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