posted on Aug, 23 2007 @ 02:41 AM
They didn't feel a thing, that's the clever thing about a Faraday cage. The pilots might have seen the flash, but the passengers probably didn't
see much. And the thunder clap was not as loud as you would think it was. It was louder on the ground, due to the way the sound gets generated from
the lightning. The sound gets generated all the way across the lightning due to the rapid expansion of air. So if you are at the end of the lightning
strike, you get to hear the sound from the closest end first and then you hear more and more of the sound from the top of the lightning strike. If you
were on the ground, you would hear more of the same sound in a shorter time period. Hope you understand, it would be easier to explain with a drawing.