Winds Challenge Planes on Landing

Heavy crosswinds at German airport force pilots to approach runway at an angle.
0:32 | 01/24/12

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Takeoffs and landings are statistically riskier than any other part of an airplane flight and this video that's gone viral online shows why. Heavy cross winds recently at Duesseldorf airport in Germany force these pilots into extreme maneuvers just to get the -- on to the ground safely. Gusting up to 55 -- the winds were so strong they practically kept the plane stationary. In the sky. As they tried -- again. Fortunately all the planes landed safely. --

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