Watch planes land in thick fog and near-zero visibility at Heathrow airport

November 2, 2015 3:22 PM

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Flights are landing in zero visibility at Heathrow airport on Monday as extremely thick fog settles across London for the second day in a row.

Airplanes emerge from the dense fog and disappear again as they approach the invisible runway. The pilots are likely using the instrument landing system — or “auto-land” — which helps them line up with the runway in reduced visibility. In this case, they are probably not seeing the actual runway unt...

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