You’ve probably already read somewhere that no, nothing will happen to your plane if it gets struck by lightning. Planes get hit all the time, and nothing happens. Supposedly. But it never hurts to have video evidence of that fact. Here’s a look at the wrath of the heavens unleashing itself on a Delta flight.
See? There it is, sitting on the ground. One second, the plane’s just waiting there, getting damp. The next second, nature’s glory rages upon its metal structure.
Everything’s all hunky-dory. Now go ahead and take a nap on the plane. You deserve it.
Hail, on the other hand, can do some real damage.