Strong winds lift parked jumbo jet off the ground

Strong winds lift parked jumbo jet off the ground

Metro – Visitors to a California airport were given the shock of their lives this week when a jumbo jet began to leave the tarmac – despite having no captain, passengers or even fuel on board.Footage has been posted on YouTube that shows a 747 rising several metres into the air as a result of strong winds sweeping through the airport in Mojave. The plane appeared to take off as strong winds blasted across its wings (YouTube) The Daily Mail has suggested the winds topped 70 mph, which was enough to lift the plane despite it being parked in a stationary position.Its wings were given enough lift by the f…

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