Hat tip to David Cenciotti for finding and posting this video of a decommissioned C-160 Transall cargo plane touching down first on a road in front of the runway and then on the actual runway in Germany:
The 63,935-pound aircraft had obviously flown the approach too low only to bounce on the road before touching down again on the runway. Luckily, no one was injured as there were at least 1,000 people watching the aircraft, which is destined for the Wernigerode Air Museum, try to land at the Ballenstedt airfield.
Certainly, the incident shows the need to watch your approach when coming in to land – especially if you are landing a 32-ton aircraft!
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