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Kuwaiti Plane Suffers Storm Damages Under Lebanon's Weather

Kuwaiti Plane Suffers Storm Damages Under Lebanon's Weather

Monday, 22 April, 2019 - 06:30
People play in front of a wave crashing into Beirut's Corniche, a seaside promenade, as high winds sweep through Lebanon during a storm, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Aziz Taher
Beirut - Asharq Al-Awsat
A Kuwaiti airplane has been affected by Lebanon's weather while landing in Beirut on Monday.

The Kuwaiti Airways plane was subjected to a collision that is likely to be the result of ice or thunderstorm at 8,000 feet while on the verge of landing at Rafic Hariri International Airport.

Damages were limited to its forefront, NNA correspondent at the Airport reported.

The Civil Aviation Safety Department at Beirut Airport is preparing its technical report on the incident, noting that the aircraft landed safely.

Lebanon has seen a rare a climate condition in Spring, with the country witnessing snowfall and heavy rains accompanied by a wave of cold spells.

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