AtlasGlobal Emgency Landing @ LTBA

A AtlasGlobal A320 made an emergency landing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport due to heavy weather. Here are some pictures and one video that shows the landing. The plane made an emergency landing because a lightning hit the nose of the aircraft and damaged it.
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You can watch the video of the landing:

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Yikes, lightning is no joke. Glad they made it down okay.

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Oh yeah. The rain was pretty serious (basically ice slammin’ the ground). [OFF TOPIC: The rain cracked our windshield which is BAD!]

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Were you in the cockpit?

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Yeah, or a passenger?

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That was a fast landing, anyone know at what speed the aircraft landed at?

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I bet that lightning messed up the A/P and navigation systems

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hope people are all safe…landing was’nt that bad

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He said that in brackets so I am assuming his car windshield.

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Yeah that could make sense. That’s some super heavy rain, unless the windshield was already busted up. I would think some hail had to be in there in order to break a car windshield. Maybe our windows have different specs.

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Our car’s windshield :/

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Here’s another POV of the landing. I am sure that the passengers applaused the captain hard.

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