Sunday, 8 December 2013
Published on 8 Dec 2013
Embraer 145 buffeted landing
My previous two uploads of the stormy crosswind at BHX on 5th December 2013 were of landing heavies struggling with wind shear and turbulence, and it's not surprising smaller planes were affected, like this ERJ-145.
(Starting to feel I'm being a bit sadistic uploading all these crosswind videos so this will be the last one for a while)
Saturday, 7 December 2013
Published on 7 Dec 2013
777 go around twice in unpredictable crosswind
Despite seeing numerous missed approaches (go arounds) and difficult landings during the storm which hit Birmingham Airport/BHX on Thursday 5th December 2013, it still came as a bit of a shock to see the two by the mighty Emirates Boeing 777 Registration A6-ECY.
In the first go around, the pilot experienced a windshear alarm in the cockpit just before what should have been touchdown, and re-applied full power to take the plane back into the sky. On the video, the way the 200-tonne giant is suddenly pushed to the right by an enormous gust at the crucial moment is obvious.
On the second landing attempt, the continuing turbulent crosswind persuaded the pilot to break off the approach with about a mile still to go. Sometime later he decided to give Birmingham a miss and head for London Gatwick.
Friday, 6 December 2013
Published on 6 Dec 2013
767 rough crosswind landing
Birmingham Airport / BHX pretty hard as the crosswind gusted to at least 45 knots. I filmed four missed approaches (go arounds) - the most yet on one visit.
This video is the first of the difficult landings on that day. Several of the pilots reported windshear alarms, and some of the planes really were being thrown around.
Note the inboard ailerons thrashing around in the turbulence.
Thursday, 5 December 2013
By David Goodship
Published on 5 Dec 2013
Emirates go around : Birmingham Airport 5 Dec 2013
Emirates 777 very late go around at BHX due to high winds. Thursday 5 December 2013. This was his first missed approach - he also missed the second and diverted to London Gatwick. Registration of aircraft A6-ECY