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Stunning video of commercial jetliners 'racing' in midair viewed over 15 million times

Stunning video of commercial jetliners 'racing' in midair viewed over 15 million times

4/18/2021 8:41:00 PM

Stunning video of commercial jetliners 'racing' in midair viewed over 15 million times

'This just happened,' read the text passenger TahoeMatt pasted on a TikTok video taken from his window-aisle seat.

with an avid flyer pointing out the planes use two sets of intersecting parallel runways 28L and 28R, and 1R and 1L. The landing strips are only 750 feet apart, so tandem arrivals and departures are frequent at San Francisco's airport.The video has amassed over 9,000 comments and more than 44,000 shares and 1.5 million likes on TikTok. Commenters expressed both fascination and fear at the spectacle of the race.

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"I probably would have had a heart attack," Sandra Pederson commented.Reese Teacher said:"Now I'm just waiting for the video from the other plane."Anita M Wells said:"And when they all land, they all clap because they just survived 'Fast and Furious: Aircraft edition.'"

TahoeMatt posted another video"Part 2 Race Finish," which has 446,000 views as of Sunday. He wrote in the clip:"Wait for it. They land first, but, wait it's not over yet. It's the first one to cross the finish line. Please go faster captain. That's it, almost there, boom, photo finish." headtopics.com

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