Near Miss as Plane Prepares for Takeoff During Landing

ViralHogPublished: January 5, 20176,879 viewsVirality: 33%
Published: January 5, 2017

Occurred on January 2, 2017 / Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Australia

Info from Licensor: "I was filming arrivals and departures on Sydney airport's main runway (RWY 16R) on 2nd January 2017. In this particular video the separation distance between a Jetstar Australia Airbus A320 landing and a Cathay Pacific Airbus A330 taking off was quite close, though I understand still within allowable limits. The video shows the landing plane touching down not long after the departing one lifts off."

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      chuckufarley2a ยท 25 weeks ago

      I've always heard that, any landing or take off, not involving contact with another aircraft is a good one. My only complaint, and, it may be slightly invalid here, is that wing vortices have been known to cause problems.