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Watch Two Planes Narrowly Avoid Collision at the Barcelona Airport

Someone give that pilot a medal

Two passenger planes narrowly avoided a collision Saturday at Barcelona’s El Prat Airport. And like most things in the Internet era, the terrifying scene was caught on camera and posted to YouTube.

Plane enthusiast Miguel Angel recorded footage of a Russian plane descending into the airport just as a Aerolíneas Argentinas Airbus was taxiing directly in the path of the approaching plane. Luckily the UTair pilot was able to escape the collision course and land safely.


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