Lightning and hail damaged passenger plane, mounted, in Barnaul

© RIA Novosti / Pavel Komarovskiy airlines KrasAvia at the Novosibirsk airport Tolmachevo. Archival photoLightning and hail damaged passenger plane, mounted, in Barnaul© RIA Novosti / Pavel Komarov

Lightning and hail damaged flying from Krasnoyarsk passenger plane of airline «KrasAvia» during landing at the airport of Barnaul, said on Wednesday the Barnaul transport Prosecutor’s office.

«When approaching to Barnaul aircraft an-26 came into a thunderstorm. After a safe landing, it turned out that during the flight, lightning struck the Radome of the antenna of an onboard locator», — noted in Department.

The return flight to Krasnoyarsk was detained for eight hours. As a result, the airline has sent to Barnaul reserve Board, to deliver to Krasnoyarsk 33 passengers, including three children.

On this fact being tested, the results of which procedural decision will be made.

The investigation of the incident with a damaged radar Radome on Board the aircraft An-26 and now holds a special Commission of Federal air transport Agency.

On Tuesday in the Altai region has passed storm front with Gale force winds. According GUMCHS, the wind speed reached 34 m / sec.