The departure of one of the few planes to land that morning, due to winds
Arrived from the mainland a few days before. It was suposed to keep flying to the Azores but had to return to Madeira and it's still here.
Tied to the weights due to the strong winds...
So others may live!
Performing a tail wind landing on a desert airport (all other traffic had been cancelled or diverted due to strong winds) to acomplish a MEDEVAC mission from the neighbor isl... (more)