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Lightening

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Created by Gazuki 25 days ago, 25 Jun 2019
Gazuki
WA, 936 posts
25 Jun 2019 5:41AM
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Has anyone ever been / heard of someone being hit by lightening whilst kiting?
Not that charged energy you get kiting in some storms but propped burn mark on kite etc.?

cauncy
WA, 7309 posts
25 Jun 2019 6:58AM
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No but looking forward to see your research results

Sandfoot
VIC, 349 posts
25 Jun 2019 9:14AM
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I've been burned at a kite shop

coastflyer
SA, 553 posts
25 Jun 2019 8:53AM
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Here is a very old post, apparently, highly unlikely. I would be more worried about being hit by a 60 knot microburst than lightning!!
fksa.org/showthread.php?p=50249

Beerhunter
NSW, 39 posts
25 Jun 2019 10:30AM
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Not a Kiter but good reason to pack up early rather than later when a storm approaches ....

www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.smh.com.au/national/nsw/surfer-struck-by-lightning-near-byron-bay-remains-in-critical-condition-20151109-gku0v2.html



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