SkyWest flight struck by lightning near Watertown

PIERRE, S.D. — A SkyWest plane flying from Watertown to Pierre this morning was struck by lightning.

The lightning hit the plane about 10 miles outside of Watertown after it departed on Wednesday, April 17.

It was able to land safely and no injuries were reported.

The tail sustained minor damage and the plane will be taken to Denver for repairs.


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