Last Air Berlin flight from USA pulls off spectacular landing manoeuvre

Last Air Berlin flight from USA pulls off spectacular landing manoeuvre”

A fly-past performed by an Air Berlin pilot during the airline's last long-haul flight is being investigated by a German aviation authority.

The pilot was in charge of the final long-distance flight by the now bankrupt airline and was coming into land at Dusseldorf Airport when he did an "honorary lap", however onlookers on the ground had no idea it was coming.

The jet, carrying 200 passengers, then swoops over the runway before making a tight left curve around the terminal and heading back up into the sky.

An airport employee who watched the dramatic scenes unfold thought at first the aeroplane would crash right into the terminal.

"It was a unusual feeling when the A330 came right at us, as we did not know before that it would do a honorary lap", she said, the UK's Mirror reported.

October 12, 2017: An airplane of the German airline "Air Berlin" arrives at the Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany.

A second video, filmed from the Dusseldorf Airport control tower, appears to show that the stunt was very carefully executed and that the passengers were never in any particular danger. Before the plane's departure in Miami, the airport fire brigade gave a water cannon salute as a last goodbye. "The Federal Aviation Office is examining the incident", a spokesman for Air Berlin said Tuesday, as cited by Reuters.

The airline will still continue to operate flights to European destinations for the time being.

Air Berlin, which is insolvent, will cease operations by October 28.

Lufthansa has signed a deal to buy large parts of the operations of Air Berlin, which filed for bankruptcy on August 15.

The total deficit of Air Berlin over 2016 was a staggering £707.5m ($1.3m).

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