Pilot skillfully lands Airbus A380 despite near-50mph winds at Manchester Airport

A pilot showed off some serious skills on Sunday, safely landing a plane at Manchester Airport despite being buffeted by crosswinds of up to 40 knots (46mph).

The pilot of the Emirates Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger plane, struggled to land the aircraft in stormy weather as crosswinds hit the aircraft, causing it to shake.

But after a few hairy moments, the aircraft safely touches down.

Not everyone managed to pull off the landing at first attempt however. In the video above you can also see a Titan Airways 757 and a Ryanair 737-800 fail to land, before being forced to go around again.

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