These guys even figured out the best place to get struck by a bolt during flight.
One would think that being right below the thundercloud but that is actually not the case.
“Triggered lightning strikes to aircraft are more likely to occur towards the top of the thunderstorm, particularly in the anvil,” said Fisher.
“Our old rule was fly high and fry.”
With this knowledge, commercial airline pilots are trained to fly around storm clouds as opposed to “above them”.