Why Lightning Didn’t Destroy Air France Jet

Why Lightning Didn’t Destroy Air France Jet

5 June 2009: A NASA researcher who did groundbreaking work in lightning protections for aircraft says that he’d be “astounded” if lightning caused the Air France crash over the Atlantic Ocean, because of the extensive shielding and other protections built into modern aircraft, including the A-330 that disappeared between Rio de Janeiro and Paris on Monday.

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