Italian football team`s plane hit by lightning

Italian football team's plane hit by lightning

Last Updated: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 14:04 hrs

Rome:  Italy's national football team survived a scare when its plane was hit by lightning on Thursday.

A bolt of lightning struck the plane when it was landing at Geneva airport. Fortunately there were no injuries nor serious damage to the plane, which was able to land safely, but the passengers were clearly shaken by the incident, reports Xinhua.

Italy will take on Brazil in a friendly in Geneva on Thursday night.

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