During the winter of 2015 / 2016 Ireland and Britain experienced bouts of unpleasant stormy weather, complete with power outages, dangerous roads, and winds strong enough to blow a plane off course on the runway.

But watch these skilled, Irish Aer Lingus pilots master some difficult landings in Birmingham Airport amid high winds – the video might make you a bit nervous, but you’ve got to hand it to them. On days like these the pilots earn their pay. (There are 3 separate Aer Lingus planes shown).