Storm Erik hits Leeds Bradford Airport forcing BA plan to abort landing

This BA aircraft was hit by strong crosswinds from Storm Erik as it made its final approach to Leeds Bradford airport on Saturday.

The Airbus A319 actually touched down but then bounced back into the air forcing the pilots to perform a "go-around" and make another attempt at landing the plane.

"Gusts of up to 50 knots (60MPH) were recorded across the runway making these crosswind conditions very challenging for the pilots," said the filmer.

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Storm Erik makes landfall in Prestwick, Scotland.
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Photographers capture the rough seas at Newhaven, as Storm Erik hits the south coast
A photographer captures Storm Erik, as large waves and rough seas hit Newhaven in East Sussex on February 8th 2019
Storm Erik creates large waves and rough seas at Newhaven in East Sussex on February 8th 2019
Storm Erik creates large waves and rough seas at Newhaven in East Sussex on February 8th 2019
Tourists brave the strong winds and rain on Millennium Bridge in central London, as Storm Erik brought strong winds to parts of the country.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09: Storm damage is seen on a terraced house on Foundry Street where high winds have removed the top of the gable end of the wall in Dukinfield on February 09, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)
PRESTWICK, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 08: Members of the public look on as Storm Erik makes landfall with winds of up to 70mph to hit some areas of the UK along with heavy rain on February 8, 2019 in Troon, Scotland. The Met Office issued two yellow be aware warnings for Friday for strong winds across western Scotland until the evening, and for heavy rain until Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09: Storm damage is seen on a terraced house on Foundry Street where high winds have removed the top of the gable end of the wall in Dukinfield on February 09, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)
PRESTWICK, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 08: Members of the public look on as Storm Erik makes landfall with winds of up to 70mph to hit some areas of the UK along with heavy rain on February 8, 2019 in Prestwick, Scotland. The Met Office issued two yellow be aware warnings for Friday for strong winds across western Scotland until the evening, and for heavy rain until Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PRESTWICK, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 08: Members of the public look on as Storm Erik makes landfall with winds of up to 70mph due to hit some areas of the UK along with heavy rain on February 8, 2019 in Prestwick, Scotland. The Met Office issued two yellow be aware warnings for Friday for strong winds across western Scotland until the evening, and for heavy rain until Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
PRESTWICK, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 08: Members of the public look on as Storm Erik makes landfall with winds of up to 70mph due to hit some areas of the UK along with heavy rain on February 8, 2019 in Prestwick, Scotland. The Met Office issued two yellow be aware warnings for Friday for strong winds across western Scotland until the evening, and for heavy rain until Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
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