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Double diversion

Here’s the text to the listening from yesterday.


An Embraer ERJ-145 was cruising at FL340, about 150nm from its origin when the weather started to deteriorate. The plane was suddenly in the middle of a bad thunderstorm. During this storm the plane was hit by lightning. As a result the captain decided to return to their airport of origin. While they were returning the weather at their airport of origin also deteriorated and they were forced to divert to their second alternative. They landed without any further problems 45 minutes later.

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