Video shows plane fighting Irma’s winds, aborting landing at Myrtle Beach airport

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Video shows an Allegiant Air flight battling winds from tropical storm Irma as it attempts to land at Myrtle Beach International Airport on Monday.

The video, which was submitted to WMBF by Christopher and Malgorzata Rosafort, was filmed on a golf course around noon.

Christopher Rosafort said the moment was “pretty intense.”

Kirk Lovell, a spokesman for the airport, confirmed the incident, WPDE reports. He added there were multiple delays and cancellations because of tropical storm Irma throughout the day Monday.

The flight was eventually diverted to Raleigh, North Carolina.