Italian football team's plane hit by lightning

Updated: 21 March 2013 17:40 IST

Italy will take on Brazil in a friendly on Thursday night, and the plane carrying the side was struck by lightning as it landed at Geneva airport.

Italian football team's plane hit by lightning
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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.

Topics : Football Bayern Munchen Italy Brazil
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