Incident: Volga Dnjepr A124 at Krasnojarsk on May 27th 2020, lightning strike

A Volga Dnjepr Antonov AN-124-100, registration RA-82078 performing flight VI-3469 from Vatry (France) to Krasnojarsk (Russia), was on approach to Krasnojark when the aircraft received a lightning strike. The crew continued for a safe landing on Krasnojarsk’s runway 29.

A post flight inspection revealed the nose radome had been dented.

Metars:
UNKL 271800Z 29004MPS 9999 SCT042CB 06/05 Q1019 R29/190055 NOSIG RMK QFE739=
UNKL 271730Z 28004MPS 9999 SCT047 07/04 Q1019 R29/190055 NOSIG RMK QFE739=
UNKL 271700Z 28004MPS 9999 SCT037CB 07/04 Q1019 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE739=
UNKL 271630Z 29004MPS 9999 -SHRA SCT026CB 07/04 Q1019 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE738=
UNKL 271600Z 26004MPS 9999 SCT038CB 07/04 Q1019 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE738=
UNKL 271530Z 25004MPS 9999 BKN041 07/04 Q1019 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE738=
UNKL 271500Z 27003MPS CAVOK 07/04 Q1019 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE738=
UNKL 271430Z 27004MPS CAVOK 07/04 Q1018 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE738=
UNKL 271400Z 26003MPS 9999 SCT043 07/04 Q1018 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE738=
UNKL 271330Z 25003MPS 9999 SCT040CB 07/05 Q1018 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE738=
UNKL 271300Z 31003MPS 9000 -SHRA BKN027CB 07/04 Q1018 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE738=
UNKL 271230Z 27003MPS 9999 SCT033CB 08/04 Q1018 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE738=
UNKL 271200Z 26004MPS 9999 -SHRA SCT023CB 07/04 Q1017 R29/290050 NOSIG RMK QFE737=

The radome reshaped by the lightning: