Pilots’ skill captured as they land A380 plane sideways in Storm Dennis at Heathrow

February 16, 2020 in News by RBN Staff

source: news.sky.com

The skill of two pilots was captured on video as they landed the world’s largest passenger plane sideways while battling heavy crosswinds at Heathrow Airport.

The Etihad Airbus A380, which is flown by two people, can be seen seeming to hover metres above the tarmac as it attempted to touchdown on Saturday during Storm Dennis.

 Gusts of up to 50mph were recorded at London’s main airport on Saturday as the fourth named storm of the season hit just days after Storm Ciara