Seriously, don't watch this insane landing if you're afraid of flying

Bilbao. Great city, great people, great food—and one of the worst airports in the world.* The winds over its runways are crazy. Check out this video of an aborted landing filmed last Friday. Madness.


Here's a close-up of another recent crosswind landing, which is spectacular because of the zoom factor:

And if you want more airplane nightmare material, here you have enough videos to terrify even the most seasoned flyers.


* And this is the new Bilbao airport. The old one was legendary in the airplane world because it was so dangerous.

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Brandon V. Fletcher

Can anyone explain why the planes look like they are going straight down and not forward and down. Is it a camera thing or are the planes going more down than forward? Regardless I would be scared out of my mind