Lightening Strikes Car Antenna (9 pics)

Posted in       20 Jun 2011       13783       6

An unlucky driver unfortunately had his car’s antenna hit by lightening but managed to escape without any injuries.

 

The lightening sent the antennae through one of the car’s tires and left a small hole in the asphalt too.


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my response 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
thanks to faraday's cage :)
       
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Enter your name 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Ahhh... Lightning sent lightning through the cars tire and left a hole in the pavement. The antenna would have been obliterated by the strike.
       
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black_tiger 8 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
unlucky?

FYI, tire material resistance is way to much than human body!
he shall thank the god than he was not shocked.
       
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Shouldn't the lightning charge stay "in" the vehicle (faraday's cage and all), and not shoot through the tire in to the street? I always thought the car was the safest place while thunderstorms are happening.
       
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fitela 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
the tires were probably wet with dirty conductive water... and the tires probably had steelbelts in the tread rubber...shaza, kaaaboom
       
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chrisbumble 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
anyway lightning dont struck you twice.
       
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