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Lightning strike injures two Asiana Airlines mechanicsBy Kim Arin
Published : Aug. 1, 2019 - 12:52
According to Asiana Airlines, the mechanics suffered an electric shock when the plane they were working on was struck by lightning at around 11:25 a.m. near the airport’s hangar.
The injured mechanics, who were rushed to nearby hospital, were not in serious condition, Asiana officials said.
The Aviation Meteorological Office issued lightning warnings at 6:30 a.m. that day, which were lifted at 11 a.m. only to be reissued at 11:28 a.m. as heavy rain continued.
The airline said the airplane repairs commenced after the weather warnings were dropped, clarifying that the accident occurred during the temporary lift.
By Kim Arin (email@example.com)
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