Heavy landing for Flybe flight at Leeds Bradford Airport as Storm Ali blows in

An aircraft experienced a heavy nose wheel landing at Leeds Bradford Airport this afternoon in windy conditions.

Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 3:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th September 2018, 10:50 pm
The nose wheels touched down first during the heavy landing

Flybe's flight from Guernsey to Leeds Bradford - which is operated by local carrier Aurigny Air Services - struggled to land as Storm Ali blew in just after 1pm.

Leeds Bradford Airport reveals expansion plans for new terminal to attract long-haul flightsThe plane was forced to touch down with its nose gear first in the heavy winds.

Storm Ali is expected to bring 80mph winds to Yorkshire tomorrow.

The flight from Guernsey approaches the runway

Photos by Charlotte Graham.

The aircraft landed safely