Due to wind in Madeira, this Wizz Air Airbus A321 stopped its landing

Due to the wind in Madeira, this Wizz Air A321 stopped its landing (video)

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When starting the final approach to Madeira Airport, pilots are never confident of completing their task Landing till the end. Wind blown by crosswinds or shear makes landings very delicate or even impossible in some cases.

Unlike crosswinds, which blow in only one direction, wind shear is characterized by continuous changes in wind direction and strength. It is precisely this unpredictability that makes landing difficult.

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On final approach, the aircraft significantly reduces its flight speed for landing purposes. Thus, even a slight gust can throw it off course, which is very dangerous close to the ground.

In most cases, captains have no choice but to abort the landing. That’s exactly what this pilot of low-cost airline Wizz Air did when he became unstable from the wind Madeira Airport,

Wizz Air Airbus A321-271 Neo arrives at the threshold of the runway. But even before beginning the descent and flare phase, the pilot decides to go around again. The plane is apparently not stable enough to land safely.

The aircraft slowly rises into the air and enters the first turn straight, allowing it to circle the runway to begin a new, safer approach to Madeira Airport’s runway.

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