Dramatic footage shows pilot battle strong crosswinds at Yorkshire airport

Amazing video footage has emerged that shows the harsh realities pilots face when trying to land their aircraft in high winds.

Monday, 31st December 2018, 9:53 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 2:54 am
The astonishing footage was shot at Leeds Bradford Airport. PICS: AviationUpclose

The astonishing video, which was captured at Leeds Bradford Airport on Saturday, December 29, shows a small aircraft coming into land on the runway while strong crosswinds blew through the airport.

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The footage was caught on camera by Youtube channel Aviation Up Close, who wrote: "Throughout the day there was a stiff Westerly wind reaching maximum gusts of 45 Knots, making for a host of interesting landings (no go arounds sadly).

The astonishing footage was shot at Leeds Bradford Airport. PICS: AviationUpclose
The astonishing footage was shot at Leeds Bradford Airport. PICS: AviationUpclose
The astonishing footage was shot at Leeds Bradford Airport. PICS: AviationUpclose
The astonishing footage was shot at Leeds Bradford Airport. PICS: AviationUpclose