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VIDEO: Plane attempts dangerous landing as Irma strikes Myrtle Beach

A plane attempting to land in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on Monday was pushed off course by strong winds from Tropical Storm Irma. Dramatic cell phone video captured the incident.

The Allegiant Airlines plane is seen getting caught up in strong crosswinds on its approach to land at Myrtle Beach International Airport. It appears to lose control, with the dangerous winds causing it to drift far to its left. The plane misses its landing and is forced to pull up.

Watch the video above.

According to WMBF, the flight was safely diverted to Raleigh, North Carolina.

A spokesperson for the Horry County Department of Airports said there were multiple delays and cancellations Monday as Irma made its way north.

 

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