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26th Aug 2015

The eerie moment lightning struck a 737 jetliner (Video)

Holy sh*t!


Those of you who have an irrational fear of flying probably don’t need to see this.

No matter how many times you’re told that it’s completely safe and there’s nothing to fear, a video like this starts doing the rounds and you’re scared sh*tless again.

Presumably because of the storm that can be seen in the footage, this plane hasn’t even got off the tarmac at Atlanta when it’s struck by lightning.

But before you start vowing that you’ll never ever get on a plane again, let’s just point out that there were no reports of injuries from the 117 people on board the 737. Luckily for us all, planes are designed to withstand being struck by lightning, whether on the ground or in mid-air…