A YouTube video uploaded by user “Jack Perkins” appears to show a lightning bolt striking a Delta plane as it sits on a runway. A description of the clip on the video-sharing network claims the footage was shot at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport: “While filming the line of planes all stacked up during a ground hold in Atlanta on 8/18/15 I happened to capture this direct lightning strike on a 737.”
Here’s another view via CBS News:
Lighting Strikes Delta Plane on Tuesday, 8/18 THU0030 pic.twitter.com/zHzJDK0qlv
— CBS Newspath (@cbsnewspath) August 20, 2015
Atlanta’s NewsChannel 3 reports that the footage was captured by a man stuck on the runway while on a Minneapolis-bound flight and was sending his wife a video of the storm and the backed-up planes.