A brave pilot was forced to battle against the winds while attempting to land his plane as gale-force conditions battered Cornwall.
Footage from Land’s End airport shows the tiny aircraft being tossed from side to side before eventually bumping down on the runway.
During the tricky manouevre the plane approaches the runway at a perilous tilt with the wings banking dangerously up and down.
The gale-force winds also made for choppy sea conditions with footage showing a yachtsman battling the elements during a heavy storm.
At Land’s End airport a pilot struggled against the wind while attempting to land on the runway
A yachtsman was also filmed battling against the elements during a heavy storm
The plane approaches the runway at a perilous tilt with the wings banking dangerously up and down
Eventually the propeller aircraft bumps down after being tossed from side to side
It is known as a side-slip landing and is used by skilled pilots to land in extremely windy conditions.
The videos were filmed yesterday as extreme gusts battered much of Cornwall causing travel chaos as ferries were cancelled and roads blocked by fallen trees.
At the harbour in Newlyn in Cornwall, a sailor was forced to navigate tricky conditions as his vessel nearly hit a wall.
In choppy seas a sailor was forced to navigate tricky conditions as his vessel nearly hit a wall at the harbour in Newlyn, Cornwall
The testing conditions came as gale-force winds battered much of Cornwall at the beginning of the weekend
Strong, gusting winds and short, choppy seas created testing conditions with the yachtsman seen strapping everything down to battle the storm.