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Watch: This flight makes a semi-landing amidst crosswinds

  • Pilot chooses to abort landing in the last minute
  • The Swiss flight A320 wheels had landed at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
  • Pilot takes off again, and makes a successful landing second time
Swiss plane aborts dangerous landing

Landings and take offs are one of the most crucial times where things can quickly escalate.


Take the case of this Swiss A320 flight, landing at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. 


The pilot attempted to land the plane amidst heavy crosswinds, and at the very last second decided to abort the landing.


Watch the video:


The pilot made a successful landing the second time around.  

In fact, this is a commonly applied method used by pilots while landing in crosswind situations and sometimes involves inclement weather as well.



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