Pilot explains why aborted landings are common during windy conditions, calling it the 'safe procedure'

Storm Erik has badly affected air traffic in the UK this week. but one pilot told people not to panic if they saw videos of aborted landings online. Scott Bateman, an active pilot, said that this was actually a common maneuver pilots make when a plane is destabilized by a wind gust. The pilot warned against sensationalist headlines. The maneuver seen in the video above is known as a go-around in aviation terminology, referring to the aborted landing of an aircraft.
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