A terrifying video has captured the moment a plane near Heathrow was struck by lightning as the sky flashed blood red. Passengers on the flight into London were left shocked after their plane got caught up in the thunderstorm. The clip also shows just how loud the thunder was, which rumbles just moments after the flash in the sky.

At least three planes are thought to have been struck. A British Airways pilot guided a flight into Heathrow safely after it was hit, and holidaymakers returning from Iceland on an Icelandair flight spoke of a “huge crack” as lightning hit the wing of their plane. FULL REPORT