Hamburg - A320 nearly crashed during crosswind approach

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  1. v2

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    Crash? Go around. Close, but go around.
     
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    Damn this was dearing the terrible storm we had this weekend. I am surprised that plane was even allowed to try and land. Winds were sustained during that storm at 150kmh.

    Hamburg was hit pretty hard.
     
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    superb pilots performance..even if they could possibly take an alternate airport. But it was the same weather all over Northern Europe that day
     
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    Not only Northern Europe sufered...We had the same weather here on Saturday noon. 2 victims, one of them a 11 old girl...killed by falling tree...

    Anyway, that A320 pilot did a great job... I´m also wondering they allowed him to land in such a weather conditions:rolleyes:
     
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    I just read that the wing hit the runway 2 times and was damaged...
    On a second attempt he landed safe on the same runway...
    A lot of luck...and really good job of that pilot...
     
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    Talk about your hairy landings. Man, oughta give that guy a medal.
     
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    EXAXCTLY! :shock:
     
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    I am glad that all were safe.Thanks to a very good pilot.
     
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    Did I say anything wrong? I just wanted to say how dangerous it was...
    I admire that pilot!
     
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    I hate to disagree but that crosswind was either
    i) way outside normal operating limits in which he shouldn't have tried a landing
    ii) was inside operating limits in which case it should have done a better job of it
    iii) either i or ii, once he was uncomfortable he should have gone around again
    Going around once both wingtips have touched the ground was very dangerous, the chances of a structural failure were significant.
     
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    I've read a few comments from German members on another forum stating that the pilot ignored a crucial warning from tower. Where they heard/read that, I do not know.
     
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    That was on Germans news as well but what they said is that the Tower warned him of the bad cross winds but told him he was clear to land.
     
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    One of those videos that makes you grit your teeth! Wow! Glad it didn't get worse- good piloting.
     
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    The controller can't tell him not to land providing the runway is clear the pilot should know the X wind limitations and his own. Its all on the pilot
     
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    Pilot always has final discretion wrt weather phenomena. If he had no diversionary airport with better wx conditions, the controller can't deny him.
     
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    ICAO Doc 4444 PANS-ATM
     
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    A319/320 Info....

    Max 90° crosswind component (including gusts) for Takeoff and Landing
    29 knots(U)
    Max 90° crosswind component (including gusts)For CAT II/III
    15 knots(U)
     
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    Good point FBJ. However, those are operating maximums. Not type design maximums.
     
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