WATCH: Extreme weather leaves passengers screaming on airplane
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WATCH: Extreme weather leaves passengers screaming on airplane

A passenger recorded the moment that gale force winds caused a British Airways flight to abort its landing at Heathrow Airport - watch the horrific moment below.

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Passengers scream as plane aborts landing due to strong winds / The Sun.

Winds of up to 110 kilometres per hour were recorded in the area at the time of the landing.

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The viral video shows British Airways passengers screaming as strong winds forced a pilot to abort a landing at Heathrow Airport in London. The pilot decides to pull up and the plane rockets back into the skies before making a successful second landing.

A British Airways spokesman told The Sun that their highly skilled pilots regularly train to conduct the standard manoeuvre known as a 'go around'. "The aircraft circled the airport and landed safely," the spokesperson added.

Watch the moment below:

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