Watch a Boeing 777 Abort Landing Because of a Major Crosswind

Posted Dec 9th 2013 02:00 PMUpdated Dec 9th 2013 02:01 PM


With inclement weather causing air travel delays today in hub cities like Chicago, Dallas and Washington, DC, let's review what can happen when a plane tries to touch down in less than ideal conditions. This YouTube video reportedly shows an Emirates Boeing 777 trying to land in a major crosswind at an unidentified airport in the United Kingdom earlier this month.

For an explanation of the physics behind what you see in the video, check out Gizmodo.

Filed Under: Air Travel, Weird

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