EgyptAir pilot’s historic landing during Eunice sparks social media
EgyptAir pilot Walid Murad’s historic landing at London’s Heathrow Airport during Storm Eunice on Friday February 18 has set social media ablaze around the world.
British media captured a minute-and-a-half-long video of his big landing to widely distribute the clip, as reported mercatoday.com.
Despite storm Eunice, the Egyptian pilot showed ingenuity and great professionalism in the smooth landing process he carried out, which handled several other planes that wanted to land at the same airport before some d between them have recourse to the modification of the landing path for fear of an air disaster. .
The English authorities recorded the wind speed caused by the storm on London Heathrow airport, which reached 110 km / h.
How did social media react?
Tweets hailed the performance and courage of pilot Walid Murad who skillfully landed at Heathrow International Airport despite exposure to Storm Eunice under the hashtags (#Walid_Murad), (#EgyptAir), (# Egyptian_Pilot), etc.
People all over the world appreciate all EgyptAirs pilots who say they are well known for their talent and they are the best in the world.
The president of EgyptAir praised the efficiency of the London captain in the face of the repercussions of the storm “Eunice” when he landed at Heathrow airport.
—DNE Buzz (@Dnebuzz) February 19, 2022
I’ve said it a hundred times, and I’ll say it again, best riders in the world. #Egypt Air
— Hourig Gabeyan (@hourigabeyan) February 19, 2022
رئيس مصرللطيران يشيد بكفاءة قائد رحلة لندن فى التعامل فى التعامل مع تداعيات العاصفة “يونيس” أثناء الهبوط بمطار هيثرو pic.twitter.com/n9A0nGatt
— EGYPTAIR (@EGYPTAIR) February 19, 2022
The historic landing has become one of the most searched videos in England
Nevertheless, the Egyptian pilot, flying the Boeing 777 and the 787 Dreamliner aircraft, was able to make the landing with high professionalism and quality, which amazed the English, which led to his name and the landing video are at the top of all search engines in Brittany and social networks.
Despite the high winds of Storm Eunice, the pilot was widely praised for his incredible precision in landing the aircraft without issue.
London authorities were forced to divert most flights to other nearby airports which offer safer landing conditions than Heathrow, but this did not affect the Egyptian pilot’s decision.