Viral video shows tourists duck as jet makes ‘lowest ever’ landing at Skiathos Airport

A video showing the dramatic moment a Wizz Air jet flew almost within touching distance of tourists in Greece has gone viral on social media.

Clearing the fence of Skiathos Airport by just metres, it goes on to land safely on the runway.

But this isn’t necessarily an unusual occurrence on the Greek Island. The runway at Skiathos Airport is just 1,628 metres long and, due to the geography of the island, pilots have to approach the landing much lower than they would at other airports.

Typically, runways at commercial airports are between around 2,400 and 3,900 metres long.

The landing on 5 August was also filmed by planespotting Youtube account, GreatFlyer which

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