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Lightning strike

Here’s the text to the listening from yesterday.

Have a great Christmas Day!!

An Airbus A321 was climbing out of Bangkok (Thailand) International Airport’s runway 01R with 155 passengers on board when the captain stopped the climb. He levelled off at FL090 after the co-pilot reported a lightning strike to the left wingtip.

The flight returned to Bangkok approximately 15 minutes after departure. Nobody was hurt, but the aircraft had considerable damage. The passengers were transferred to another plane to continue their journey two hours after landing.