TODAY   |  January 28, 2013

Plane lands safely after catching fire midair

Shocking footage shows sparks flying from a Turkish Airlines jet that was struck by lightning. Camera footage taken by a passenger shows sparks from the plane’s engine, which caught on fire, and cabin lights flickering on and off. The plane made a safe landing and no one was hurt.

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>>> turkish airline jet struck by lightning. the strike caused the plane to catch fire and flames can be seen shooting past the passengers' windows as the cabin lig lights flickered on and off. the fire could even be spotted from the ground. the plane landed safely, fortunately. no one on board was hurt.