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Video: Terrifying moment as plane lands sideways at Leeds airport

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published May 7, 2015, 6:38 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 6:31 am IST
Despite the extreme conditions, the plane's crew made a safe landing
Despite the extreme conditions, the plane's crew made a safe landing. (Photo: Screen grab)
 Despite the extreme conditions, the plane's crew made a safe landing. (Photo: Screen grab)

Strong gusts of winds forced a Ryanair plane to land sideways at Leeds airport as pilots battled the powerful crosswind at a UK airport.

The video footage shows Boeing 737 wobbling and tilting to one side because of the force of the wind.

 

It created the optical illusion that the passenger jet was hovering over the ground while it was coming in for landing.

Despite the extreme conditions, the plane's crew made a safe landing. 

Watch: Boeing 737 wobbles and tilts to one side before making a safe landing.

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