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Delta flight possibly struck by lightning while en route to Boston, airline says

Delta Air Lines jets on the tarmac at Boston Logan Airport on Jan. 11.VANESSA LEROY/NYT

A Delta flight may have been struck by lightning on Monday night on its way to Boston but landed safely at Logan International Airport, according to the airline.

“Delta flight 2346 traveling from Chicago to Boston landed safely without incident following a potential lightning strike on arrival into” Boston, a Delta spokesperson said in a statement. “As safety is always Delta’s top priority, the aircraft is being taken out of service for evaluation in line with our typical procedures.”

The Airbus A220 plane, carrying 85 customers, landed in Boston just before midnight, Delta said. No injuries were reported.

A spokesperson for Massport, the agency that runs Logan, referred questions to Delta.


This breaking news story will be updated when more information is released.

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