While working at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, an aircraft maintenance worker was fatally struck by lightning.
The 40-year-old worked for the engineering company Vietnam Airlines, a subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines.
He was checking a Vietnam Airlines plane that was preparing to fly from Hanoi to Vinh in central Vietnam when lightning struck the plane’s right wing and struck a vehicle. He died on the way to the hospital.
The representative of Noi Bai airport said that an international standard lightning protection system was installed at the airport.