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Video: Typhoon Barely Misses Crowd
Plane spotters in England got the scare of their lives when a Eurofighter Typhoon came within feet of the perimeter fence at RAF Waddington while landing for an airshow earlier this month.
Spectators scrambled for cover as the jet roared past, its wheels barely skimming over the large group of spotters. In photos taken of the landing, a young boy is seen running for safety and a man is lying on the ground after having jumped from his ladder. In the video of the landing, many in the crowd laugh as the camera shakes from the jet blast.
In a statement, the RAF said the landing was “completely normal” but apologized for “any inconvenience.”