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Strong Crosswinds Challenge Turboprops: video

Stiff crosswinds and an uneven runway make for challenging landings at Birmingham Airport in the United Kingdom, causing some airliners to overshoot.

In recent months, pilots have encountered some heavy skill-testing conditions as strong crosswinds and gusty winds pummelled the runway area.

Can you see how these airliners are using a crab crosswind landing approach?

Watch as a 767 makes a difficult crosswind landing, testing the limits of the landing gear.



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Learning to fly at CYBW, no 6 for aircraft movements in Canada. I live in the Rockies, economist, writer, skier, climber, obsessed with mountains & aviation!