LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A plane has made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport after being struck by lightning.
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.READ MORE: Lynne Thompson Announced As 2021 Los Angeles Poet Laureate
The Airbus A330 was scheduled to arrive at LAX after departing from Narita International Airport in Japan.
According to Gregor, the plane reported the lightning strike “about 8 miles northwest of LAX at 6,000 to 8,000 feet altitude.”READ MORE: Mayor Eric Garcetti Urges Property Owners To Sign Up For City's New Program
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: Restaurants Hopeful Orange County Will Soon Move To Red Tier, Allowing Indoor Dining To Resume
No further information was immediately available.