Tag: Crab Landing

VIRAL VIDEO | STORM DENNIS – ETIHAD A380 LANDS SIDEWAYS AT LONDON HEATHROW

Etihad A380 lands sideways during Storm Dennis at London Heathrow

LONDON, ENGLAND – Last weekend was again a challenging weekend for pilots, when storm Dennis raged particularly over Ireland, the UK and The Netherlands, but also in other countries in Western Europe and Scandinavia people were feeling the strength of storm Dennis. Pilots had to battle the extreme crosswinds and gusts on short final to

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VIDEO – TURKISH AIRLINES A330 LANDING DURING STORM AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT

Turkish Airlines A330 Storm landing at Amsterdam Airport

AMSTERDAM AIRPORT, NETHERLANDS – Watch this impressive so called ‘Crab Landing’ performed earlier this year by a Turkish Airlines pilot during a storm at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands. A Crab Landing is often used when there is a very strong crosswind on touchdown, especially during a storm. As a result the airplane tracks

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