STORM !! Crosswind Landings at Düsseldorf – Airbus A380, A340, Boeing 777, B767 …

A severe storm passed Europe yesterday and some pilots had to fight with extreme crosswinds again while trying to land at Düsseldorf. Storm “Katie” reached wind speeds up to 60 miles an hour and the wind was coming from South/East, which caused a 90° “wind attack” angle for the planes. Some airplanes which tried to land at Paris CDG or London Heathrow had to divert to other airports because the wind was way to strong.

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