Terrifying footage taken by a passenger shows the moment a plane crash landed on the runway of an Amsterdam airport in strong winds this afternoon.

The FlyBe aircraft was caught in strong winds, and its right landing gear collapsed before the dramatic landing at Schiphol airport.

FlyBe flight 1284 had already battled fierce winds as Storm Doris batter the UK, with winds of up to 144km/h, Daily Mail reports.

The Bombardier Q400 aircraft had originally taken off from Dundee, stopping in Edinburgh, before flying on to Amsterdam.

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Terrified passengers were taken to safety, and dramatic video shows the moment the plane hit the runway as the plane wobbled from side to side.

The horror flight continued, with the pilot forced to make a mayday call upon arriving at Schiphol airport.

Eyewitness photos show the plane collapsed on its right side on the runway. Passenger David Fleming posted a video from inside the Dash 8 plane, showing its propellers scraping against the runway surface - sending smoke into the air.

The plane struggled to land in winds of 31 knots, with gusts blowing as high as 46 knots.

Video from the scene shows the plane skidding along before coming to an eventual stop.

Passenger Matt Lorenson posted on Twitter: "Just crash landed at #Amsterdam".


Afterwards he tweeted: "Everyone is ok. We're away to get drunk. Great day to move to holland."


Emergency services rushed to the plane to evacuate passengers and miraculously no one was injured.

Schiphol Airport tweeted: "The landing gear of a Flybe airplane collapsed during touchdown.

"All passengers are brought to the terminal by bus at the moment.

"No people are injured. Flight operation is up and running again."



The passengers were taken to the terminal by bus, the airport said. The airline said that 46 passengers were on board the stricken plane, with a further 10 crew members.

Following the incident, FlyBe tweeted: "We are aware of an incident involving one of our aircraft.

"We're getting more information and will provide further updates as soon we can."


A spokesman for the airline said: 'FlyBe can confirm that the flight returned to Glasgow Airport following a technical fault that resulted in the captain electing to shut down the number one engine as a safety precaution.

"The pilot followed all required procedures and the aircraft landed safely without incident.

"The Bombardier Q400 aircraft is designed to continue flying safely with one of its engines shut down but, as is standard procedure, the aircraft was met by the airport's emergency service vehicles."

The airline said all passengers will be contacted and offered support.

Flybe chief executive Christine Ourmieres-Widener said: "Our pilots regularly train for situations such as this in simulators at our training academy in Exeter.

"Our cabin crew are also fully trained to deal with these situations professionally.

"We have sent a specialist team to offer assistance to the investigation and we will now do all we can to understand the cause of this incident."

"All 46 passengers disembarked as normal when the aircraft arrived on stand.

"The safety of its passengers and crew is the airline's number one priority and the airline apologises for any inconvenience experienced."

Airports across the UK have been affected as Storm Doris batters the country with heavy winds.

Aer Lingus cancelled 12 flights between the UK and the Republic of Ireland in anticipation of the winds, while 36 flights out of London Heathrow were cancelled as well as another five at London City with other delays possible.

There have also been delays and disruption to flights at other airports up and down the country.

Footage taken today at Leeds Bradford Airport shows an aircraft bouncing from wheel to wheel as it touches down, sending a huge cloud of spray up as it slows down.

The video was taken in West Yorkshire as the country was battered by Storm Doris, with winds of up to 144km/h.

The plane landed at such an acute angle that the passengers on one side would almost have had a view directly down the runway.

TECHNICAL FAULT FORCES ANOTHER FLYBE PLANE TO MAKE EMERGENCY LANDING

Another Flybe aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing after the pilot shut down one its engines due to a technical fault.

The incident happened on the service between Glasgow and Birmingham on Thursday.

The plane returned to Glasgow using just one engine.

Journalist John MacInnes initially thought the engine had failed on the BE783 service.

He tweeted a picture of the engine and wrote: "Number one engine has failed and we're returning to Glasgow for an emergency landing."

He later shared footage of the plane after it arrived safely at Glasgow Airport.

Flybe said there was no 'engine failure' and the pilot shut down the engine as a precaution.

A spokesman for the airline said: "Flybe can confirm that the flight returned to Glasgow Airport following a technical fault that resulted in the captain electing to shut down the number one engine as a safety precaution.

"The pilot followed all required procedures and the aircraft landed safely without incident.

"The Bombardier Q400 aircraft is designed to continue flying safely with one of its engines shut down but, as is standard procedure, the aircraft was met by the airport's emergency service vehicles.

"All 46 passengers disembarked as normal when the aircraft arrived on stand.

"The safety of its passengers and crew is the airline's number one priority and the airline apologises for any inconvenience experienced."