Lightning knocks out power at Los Angeles International Airport, forces plane to return

A lightning strike caused a brief power outage at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday night, and a plane struck by lightning after takeoff from the airport was forced to return, airport officials said.

Delta Flight 2432, bound for Seattle, landed safely at 8:08 p.m. local time, the officials said. No injuries were reported, an airport official said. The flight turned back only out of caution, authorities said. Passengers later boarded a different plane.

Source: LAX Airport Temporarily Loses Power, Flight Returns to Airport Due to Lightning, – NBC Southern California

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