VIDEO: WestJet 737 at Halifax Airport Drifting Away From The Gate on Icy Apron Due To High Winds Hitting The Vertical Stabilizer
Share This > This is a rare occurrence and even more rare to catch it on video. Strong winds + icy conditions push this Boeing of the gate while ground crew tries to stop it with one hand at 0:18 and again at 0:42. To Med Jet, the YouTube video up-loader, and the ground crew, great catch! The aircraft was probably weather-vaning due to the wind striking the vertical stabilizer. The wind is pushing the rear of the aircraft to the right from our point of view, so the nose moves to the left. Watch the video and leave a comment below.