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Plane struck twice by lightning on approach to LaGuardia Airport

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

A plane heading to LaGuardia Airport was struck twice by lightning as it approached the airport.

The American Eagle flight from Detroit, safely landed after 11 a.m.

The Captain declared an emergency as a precaution and the plane landed safely at 10:41 a.m.

There were no injuries to the 22 passengers and 3 crew members on the plane.

Maintenance crews are inspecting the plane.

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