WATCH Dramatic & Breathtaking Landing at Madeira Airport in Portugal

Sat Feb 20, 2016 14:14:53

Madeira airport is close to mountains and sea which means it is prone to extreme turbulence and poor weather conditions.

In the dramatic footage, the first plane is buffeted by heavy crosswinds and almost turns on its side, before its left wheel grips the runway and steers the jet straight.

The second plane shakes in the gale-force winds and is nearly blown sideways, before the pilot aborts landing and shoots back up into the air.

Footage shows the moments passenger planes landings in terrifying 49mph crosswind.

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WATCH Dramatic & Breathtaking Landing at Madeira Airport in PortugalWATCH Dramatic & Breathtaking Landing at Madeira Airport in PortugalWATCH Dramatic & Breathtaking Landing at Madeira Airport in Portugal
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