Canada – Israel flight diverted to Cyprus after possible lightening strike

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AN INTERNATIONAL flight from Toronto to Tel Aviv has landed at Paphos airport in Cyprus after hitting severe weather over the Mediterranean

According to reports, the Air Canada flight with 300 passengers on board was possibly hit by lightning.

Passengers have been transferred to a local hotel and are expected to continue their journey tomorrow.

Inspectors are currently looking at the plane.

Two flights from UK airports to Paphos had to be diverted on Saturday to Larnaca due to the bad weather.

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