Mid-Air Plane Collision Disaster Crosswind difficulties - winter 2013/14 4 months ago   01:48

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Two passenger jets heading directly at one another avoid a mid-air collision in the nick of time.

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Cardine Laboy
I'm curious how do fighter jet pilots avoid colliding with each other in a midair battle with the enemy,? I understand bees and birds do it, but how do you not collide at such high speed?
Rayyan Aqsha
News be like:

This Airbus 757 superjet was on a colision course with a boeing a380

Both of the planes landed on the TaRMaC!
Why does the TCAS warning only comes on 8 miles apart, which gives Pilots only 25 seconds to do something??? The TCAS needs to come on much earlier than that. Let's give the pilots at least 2 mins to take actions to avoid the collision!
Jazz Gill
O my God
Dom Ji
The best cure of the constipation for the people on board.
jeff kerr
Why is it always called a near miss? The 2 planes nearly missed each other. So dosent that imply they hit?
Zarzokimi chhangte chhangte
Airoplane have green and red it can crash
couldnt you deploy flaps not nose dive idiots?
Clive The Führer
How is this a “near miss”
sixteen miles a minute. Still pretty fast.
25 seconds is plenty of time.
Stop overexaggerating things. This happens often. It's called TCAS.
C. Lassard
Who put them on a collision course??
This is why I use United airlines
Wolf Blitzer
this will happen with cars too in the near future.
Rahul vinal Narayan
Let’s bitch-slap the controller shall we
zach_code depression
OOh hell naaa
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Crosswind difficulties - winter 2013/14 Mid-Air Plane Collision Disaster 4 months ago   11:02

Some landing and take-off highlights in awkward wind conditions at BHX this winter (a record winter for stormy conditions in the UK). Note the frequent flexing of the planes' wings in response to the turbulence.

Of the five "missed approaches" shown, three diverted to other airports, two were "go arounds" and landed successfully on second attempt.