Tag archive for ‘lightning strike’
By Butter Bracco On Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Lightning strike at golf tournament, the Tour Championship in Atlanta, injure six

Atlanta police detailed the lightning strike of a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship injuring six people, after storms suspended play and caused fans to seek shelter. The lightning hit the top of the pine tree More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Boating and the risks of lightning

The odds of getting struck by lightning are about one in a million. But if you own a boat, the odds of it being struck by lightning are significantly higher – about one in a thousand. However, not all boats are More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Videos surface of Turkish Airlines plane being struck by lightning, engine catching fire and then landing safely

Turkish Airlines confirmed that a plane with 114 people aboard made an emergency landing after it was struck by lightning and one of its engines caught fire. The flight was from Izmir from Istanbul, but while preparing More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

6-story Jesus statue in Ohio struck by lightning

A six-story-tall statue of Jesus Christ with his arms raised along a highway was struck by lightning in a thunderstorm Monday night and burned to the ground, police said. The “King of Kings” statue, More...

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