Near Miss Plane Collision At Barcelona Airport Caught On Tape

Near Miss Plane Collision At Barcelona Airport Caught On Tape

A flight enthusiast was witness to a near miss plane collision at Barcelona’s El Prat airport on Sunday evening.

The footage shows a Boeing 767-300 from UTair making its approach and preparing to land. Just before touching down an Airbus A340-300 from Aeorolineas Argentinas taxis across the landing path. The Russian pilot was able to make an emergency maneuver and pull back up.

The Boeing 767 landed safely on runway 02 after the second attempt.

The HD video was filmed by Miguel Angel, a plane enthusiast from Barcelona who posted the video on YouTube.

The video has since gone viral with nearly 2 million hits since the near miss event.

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