I have mentioned many times that flying directly through a thunderstorm is avoided due to the severe turbulence it can cause. However, we often fly close to storms and pilots will weave their way around the storm clouds. This makes for some amazing scenes. Here is a video of a thunderstorm recorded by a pilot in the cockpit, over Turkey;
This storm may have caused turbulence, and it may have even led to the aircraft being struck ny lightning. Neither of these events is dangerous though. Hope you enjoyed the quick clip… beautiful isn’t it.
For more information on what happens if the aircraft is struck by lightning, read my article by clicking here.