Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 31 / Trend A.Taghiyeva /
The Turkish Airlines (Türk Hava Yolları) aircraft operating Beirut-Istanbul flight was struck by lightning, CNN Turk reported on Thursday.
Lightning hit the plane carrying 75 passengers shortly after take-off. The plane was forced to return to Beirut.
This is the second THY aircraft, recently struck by lightning. Last week, lightning struck a plane flying from Istanbul to Izmir.
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