An amateur recording at a Barcelona airport captured what could’ve been one of the worst airline disasters in the 21st century.
A Boeing 767 was readying for takeoff — in the background, an Airbus 340 was coming down for a landing.
But thankfully, the pilot of the Airbus aborted the landing. He circled around the airport a reported seven times before safely landing.
With the quick-thinking of the pilot, disaster was averted.
This heart-stopping scene was captured by Miguel Ángel Ramírez Ruiz.