Lightning Strike Causes JetBlue Flight To Arrive 20 Minutes Early

What’s the most exciting way for your flight to arrive 20 minutes early at JFK? Get hit by lightning. From USAToday:

The JetBlue Airways Airbus A320 was heading from Rochester to John F. Kennedy International Airport when the lightning hit it, causing a smell similar to that of an electrical fire to enter the passenger cabin, company spokesman Bryan Baldwin said. There was no fire or smoke, he said.

Because it was potentially on fire, the flight got to skip ahead of other scheduled flights and arrived 20 minutes early. Hooray? —MEGHANN MARCO

Lightning strikes JetBlue plane with 140 passengers going to JFK [USAToday]
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