Incident: Transavia B738 at Amsterdam on Nov 28th 2017, lightning strike

Incident: Transavia B738 at Amsterdam on Nov 28th 2017, lightning strike

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HXB performing flight HV-6845 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Boa Vista (Cape Verde), was in the initial climb out of Amsterdam's runway 24 when the aircraft received a lightning strike prompting the crew to stop the climb at FL070 and return to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 27 about 30 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PH-HSJ reached Cape Verde with a delay of 3:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Amsterdam about 39 hours after landing back.

Metars:
EHAM 280855Z 26014KT 8000 -SHRA SCT020CB SCT025 07/04 Q1004 RERAGS TEMPO 6000 SHRAGS=
COR EHAM 280825Z 27015KT 240V300 9999 -SHRA FEW020CB SCT025 05/02 Q1004 RETSRAGS TEMPO 6000 SHRAGS=
COR EHAM 280755Z 28013KT 240V320 5000 SHRA FEW015 SCT020CB 05/03 Q1004 RETSRA TEMPO 9999 NSW=
EHAM 280725Z 25014KT 8000 -TSRA SCT020CB SCT024 07/04 Q1003 TEMPO 28020G30KT 6000 SHRA=
EHAM 280655Z 26013KT 9999 VCSH FEW020CB SCT024 06/04 Q1003 TEMPO 28020G30KT 7000 -SHRA=
EHAM 280625Z 26016KT 240V300 9000 VCSH FEW020CB SCT024 06/04 Q1003 TEMPO 28020G30KT 7000 -SHRA=
COR EHAM 280555Z 26016KT 9999 FEW020CB SCT038 07/03 Q1003 TEMPO 29022G33KT 5000 SHRA=
EHAM 280525Z 26017KT 9999 FEW020CB SCT038 07/03 Q1003 TEMPO 28018G28KT 7000 -SHRA=
EHAM 280455Z 26014KT 9999 FEW025 07/03 Q1003 NOSIG=