Go around

Watch this spectacular save by this pilot as he avoids hitting a plane crossing the runway.

Go around

If only every driver was as quick to react and as skilled as this pilot. Filmed at Barcelona airport earlier this year in July, this video shows two planes in a very near miss and has been watched by millions worldwide already. So, what happened? The video shows an Airbus 340 crossing the runway at El Prat Airport in Spain, at the same time a flight from Moscow is coming in to land. Seeing the Airbus in its path, the pilot of the Boeing 767 from Russia aborts the landing and goes around before landing safely on the runway shortly afterwards. What a hero!





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    biddi
    11th Aug 2014
    10:53am
    What a brilliant pilot avoiding a potential disaster. How could this near collision very nearly have happened? The mind boggles.
    Polly Esther
    11th Aug 2014
    11:50am
    No control in the tower ?? Obviously !!
    Ageing but not Old
    11th Aug 2014
    1:18pm
    Glad it had a good ending, but agree with Flying Doctor: love the name of the airport Barcelona-El Prat....well, somebody was a pratt!
    unicorn
    11th Aug 2014
    4:17pm
    I noticed that the second mentuined plane was a Russian Jet. Good to know they do something right occassionly.
    unicorn
    11th Aug 2014
    4:17pm
    I noticed that the second mentuined plane was a Russian Jet. Good to know they do something right occassionly.
    ice-cold
    11th Aug 2014
    5:22pm
    GEE...going to Europe next week...sure hope nothing like this happens to us, But when your numbers up ??
    biddi
    11th Aug 2014
    10:07pm
    Is my brain working overtime? Theoretically, of course, could that pilot taxiing the 'plane intentionally have done that (like a suicide bomber) with a view to the landing 'plane crashing into it? I feel I maybe shouldn't be posting this.


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