Video: Challenging Crosswinds Captured at Night

Night-time difficulties at UK airport make for a stunning sight.

What's more harrowing than a tough crosswind landing? Well, a crosswind landing at night. As we've seen, the Birmingham Airport in the UK provides endless challenges day and night for pilots taking off and landing at the windy airport. But as daunting as the shaky ascents and descents can be, there's no doubt that the added night-time effect makes for a very exciting sight.

For something a little less heart-stopping but no less cool, check out another video by the same YouTube user that captures beautiful high-definition footage of approaches after dark by a variety of aircraft, such an Air India and Thomson 787, an Emirates and Pakistan International 777-300, a FedEx and United 757, and stay until the end to see a RAF C-17.

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