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    Airplane runway crash into snowbank - GIF

    A "runway excursion" experienced while landing at Courchevel Altiport in the French Alps. Surrounding mountainous terrain at this altiport makes go-arounds too dangerous.

    However, if you have to commit to a landing you don't like, there is this lovely smack-into-a-snowbank safety feature:




    More: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=221641

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    That hangar in the background was not full of planes, it was stacked with spare props! ..... Just in case .....

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