Incident at 30NM east of Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ)


1995-11-03: The aircraft (operating as BAW6746) had departed Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) for London (Heathrow) International Airport, England (U.K.) (EGLL). Shortly after departure, while climbing through 10,000 feet approximately 30NM east of Toronto, the aircraft was struck by lightning. The flight crew decided to proceed on course. Ops. impact -- none.


CADORS Number 1995O0533
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-11-03 - 01:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, 30NM east of Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Wind shear or thunderstorm

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator BRITISH AIRWAYS (5430) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo jet
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number BAW6746
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Weather - lightning

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