WATCH: Ryanair passengers scream as plane makes ‘frightening’ landing in severe winds


The striking landing was caught on video by passenger Craig Cullinan, who called it a “repulsive experience”. 

Ryanair flight 1585 was approaching Leeds Bradford Airport after mobile from Fuerteventura on Friday. 

As the Boeing 737-800 came into dirt, it was bounced around by a crosswinds over the runway. 

Footage showed the two shakes of a lambs tail the flight made contact with the landing strip, which self-conscious the camera to shake and then flip forwards. 

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Ryanair fares squealed as the plane made a very bumpy landing at Leeds Airport

We were overturned from left to right trying to straighten up

Craig Cullinan, Ryanair voyager

Passenger squeals and screams could be heard on the video as the plane provoked down. 

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Ryanair partridge 1585 landed in crosswinds at the notoriously windy airport

“I have flown for divers years, and this has had to be the first landing where I have thought the greatest gear was going to collapse. Frightening experience.”

But Ryanair said the plane traverse a normal landing in the windy conditions. 

A spokesperson told «The aircraft sage cross winds on approach to Leeds Bradford airport and landed normally and safely.»

Due to its geographical situation, the UK airport is often affected by severe winds.

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Ryanair commuter Craig Cullinan filmed the landing and the camera flipped forwards with the repercussions

Last month video emerged of a plane making a one wheeled arrival due to wild weather at the landing strip. 

Though crosswind landings can be distressing for passengers on board, pilots are well trained to perform the difficult work. 

A technique called ‘crab landing’ is used, which involves in in to land slightly sideways, so the nose is in line with the runway.

There is a crosswind limit assembled into all new passenger planes which communicates to the pilot whether it is proper to land.