Watch Severe Winds Hit Airport In Argentina, Damaging Almost 20 Planes

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A massive storm wreaked havoc on passenger air services in Buenos Aires, Argentina yesterday. Wind gusts over 60 miles per hour threw planes around the tarmac and rattled terminals apart. Footage has even emerged on social media of an Aerolíneas Argentinas Boeing 737-800 being pushed into a set of boarding stairs by the wind. Argentina’s flag carrier reported that the storm took 16 planes out of service, according to Aviacionline.

The Boeing 737 is seen getting turned in its stand by the gusts, with the left wing’s leading edge striking the stairs. Mother Nature shoved ground equipment and other aircraft with nothing to do to stop potential collisions. Aerolíneas Argentinas was forced to cancel the plane’s scheduled flight from Aeroparque Jorge Newbery to Mendoza, 600 miles west of the country’s capital. The airline canceled 64 flights in total.


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