Crosswinds Create Bumpy Landing for Passengers In Madeira

StoryfulPublished: May 25, 20171,719 views
Published: May 25, 2017

Passengers on board these flights landing in Madeira were faced with a bumpy set down. Crosswinds caused the plane's to make rough landings. Pilots struggled when approaching the runway but they managed to land the planes safely.
While air travel is, statistically speaking, the safest method of transportation, a bit of turbulence can put even the most seasoned journeyman at the edge of their seat.
Turbulence is common, both close to the ground and in the air. Remember, airplanes move on air currents and most of the time they are smooth. But like the ocean, air currents can get a bit violent at times, causing the plane to sway in the sky.

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