Heavy landing for Flybe flight at Leeds Bradford Airport as Storm Ali blows in

An aircraft experienced a heavy nose wheel landing at Leeds Bradford Airport this afternoon in windy conditions.

The nose wheels touched down first during the heavy landing

Flybe's flight from Guernsey to Leeds Bradford - which is operated by local carrier Aurigny Air Services - struggled to land as Storm Ali blew in just after 1pm.

Leeds Bradford Airport reveals expansion plans for new terminal to attract long-haul flightsThe plane was forced to touch down with its nose gear first in the heavy winds.

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Storm Ali is expected to bring 80mph winds to Yorkshire tomorrow.

The flight from Guernsey approaches the runway

Photos by Charlotte Graham.

The aircraft landed safely