Traveler Captures Video Of Delta Plane Being Struck By Lightning On Runway

So you’re bored on the plane and looking out the window at all the other jets queued up for takeoff. You decide to shoot a little video with your phone when — what the &^&@$, did lightning just strike that plane?

Check out the above clip from YouTube user Jack Perkins, who writes that the footage was taken at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International on Tuesday.

Just in case you miss it the first time, the lucky cellphone videographer repeats footage of the lightning-strike in slow-motion.


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