Incredible Video Catches the Moment Lightning Strikes the Cockpit of a Fighter Jet

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January 02, 2019Jan 02, 2019

Being a fighter jet pilot has got to be one of the most thrilling jobs in the entire world! The pilots of these high-flying, supersonic aircrafts are extremely skilled at what they do.

However, not everything is within their control when they are soaring through the sky. Recently, one fighter pilot had the thrill of his life after his plane was struck by lightning during the flight. The bolt struck right on the cockpit!

Watch the video below to see the insane moment that it occurred.

The pilot was said to be from Kuwait. The jet was damaged in the incident but was able to make it back for a safe landing. The pilot can noticeably be seen jumping and reaching for his goggles after the lightning strikes close to his head. This was sure to have been a terrifying experience.

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