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Difficult landings at Funchal Airport October 28

Watch these landings (or not) at Funchal Airport in Madeira

We have just returned from visiting Funchal in Madeira. Our flight had to be diverted to Tenerife on arriving due to severe cross winds. This You Tube video explains exactly why we did not land. This second video shows a perfect landing.  

October 20

Enjoy landing at a different airport than you expected

Today we should have taken an Easy Jet flight to Funchal, Madeira from Gatwick. Instead we landed in Tenerife. This was due to high winds. To be honest communication was poor from inside the plane and even worse at Tenerife airport. They were however thrown into a unusual situation and had two members of staff […]

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