Airliners struggle to cope with windy landings

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
Airliners Struggle to Cope With Windy Landings

Give a pilot a choice, and they'll pick landing in calm conditions over crosswinds every single time. In this video, it's easy to see why!

The footage, taken by aviation enthusiast Flugsnug, shows pilots having a difficult time at Birmingham Airport at the end of December and beginning of January. Flugsnug identified the planes, adding: "The A320 class of airliners seems to have extra difficulty in these conditions."

It's BHXwinds (Xwinds at BHX airport) season, and the reputation of the unusually gusty ant turbulent approaches here is combined with some extra difficulty the A320 class of airliners seems to have in these conditions.

More from
Man ticketed ... because of his cheeseburger
Absolute worst passwords of 2014 revealed
Air Force reveals 'strange sightings' info
Woman never expected cards' massive worth
Read Full Story

People are Reading