CHEEKTOWAGA, NY — A plane that was reportedly struck by lightning has landed at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport on Thursday, according to NFTA spokeswoman Helen Tederous.
There were 60 passengers on board. They were not in any imminent danger, according to Tederous.
The Delta Jet (flight No. 5879) was heading to Detroit from Buffalo. It was struck by lighting just before 4 p.m. afternoon, about approximately 12 miles west of Buffalo.
In the video below, you can hear audio from the cockpit:
The plane rerouted back to Buffalo.
No injuries were reported.