Marketing Terrifying: Plane struck by lightning caught on video Don’t watch this if you’re flying today. By Michael SebastianMay 12, 2011 SHARE According to the Daily Mail, the lightning hit the roof of the plane, above the pilot’s head. The plane landed safely at Heathrow and no one on board was hurt. To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.