Plane lands safely at BNIA after struck by lightning

Posted: 4:38 PM, Apr 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-12 21:18:58Z

A Delta flight has landed safely at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport after being struck by lightning.

An NFTA spokesperson tells 7 Eyewitness News that there were 60 people on board the Delta Jet flight 5879, from Buffalo to Detroit. There were no injuries.

The plane was struck by lightning around 4 p.m. approximately 12 miles west of Buffalo and rerouted back, according to the NFTA.

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