Heathrow planes struggling to land leaves people ‘mesmerized’

People have been left “mesmerized” by watching planes struggling to land at Heathrow Airport during Storm Eunice.

Twitter users have taken to the social media platform to tell how they’ve been glued to ‘Big Jet TV’ on YouTube watching pilots land jets during the extreme weather conditions today (Friday, February 18).

READ MORE : Follow Storm Eunice live updates in our dedicated blog

During one snippet of the live stream an aircraft can be seen swaying in the wind and is it lands at Heathrow.

Enthusiastic commentary can be heard, saying: “Easy, easy, easy .. go on, son. Oh, ok tippy-toe … yeah! Look at that rudder input!”

Another plane could also be seen making its second attempt at landing, with the commentator optimistically saying “he’s going to get it this time, go on, son”, before the jet pulls up again.

“That is insane, man,” they say.

Rachel Morris took to Twitter to give her reaction and said: “Absolutely mesmerized watching live streams from Heathrow from behind a cushion.”

While Bobby added: “Been watching Big Jet TV so long I expected lunch in a small plastic tray.”

Adam said he was not one that normally claps at planes landing. “I am most definitely not the type to clap when a pilot lands the plane, but today might be an exception,” he wrote.

Jono Bullard quipped how no one would be watching the Winter Olympics.

“No one is watching the curling right now,” he wrote, “Big Jet TV probably has a 90% viewer share at the moment.”

The high winds caused by Storm Eunice has wreaked havoc on the transport network today, with British Airways canceling a number of flights.

Great Western Railway and South Western Railway have also suspended trains on their respective networks and has told people not to travel.

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