Boeing 757-225, TF-ARD, 20 August 2005

Boeing 757-225, TF-ARD


Shortly after departure from Palma Airport, the aircraft entered a small but intense area of hail associated with a cumulonimbus cloud which was not identified on the aircraft’s weather radar. Although the encounter caused damage to the aircraft’s radome, landing lights and co-pilot’s windscreen, the flight continued to its destination, London Gatwick, without incident.

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Published 10 December 2014