LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A plane has made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport after being struck by lightning.READ MORE: No. 13 BYU Rallies From Blown Lead To Beat USC 35-31
Ian Gregor, the Public Affairs Manager for the Federal Aviation Administration-Pacific Region, says the Delta Flight 284 landed without incident at 8:05 a.m. Saturday.
The Airbus A330 was scheduled to arrive at LAX after departing from Narita International Airport in Japan.READ MORE: Suspicious Vehicle Prompts Response From SWAT, Beverly Hills Police
According to Gregor, the plane reported the lightning strike “about 8 miles northwest of LAX at 6,000 to 8,000 feet altitude.”
Firefighters met the plane, which declared an emergency, as it touched down.
No injuries have been reported and no damage was sustained to the plane.MORE NEWS: UCLA Runs Past Cal 42-14 To Wrap Up Eight-Win Regular Season
No further information was immediately available.