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The Boeing 777 can carry between 314 to 451 passengers. That's a lot of stomachs being jostled as this pilot lands in the face of the worst July storm to hit Amsterdam in 100 years.


Be careful when opening overhead compartments, contents may have become scrambled in flight.

Here's the thing about planes: landing is not optional. You might prefer not to land in the worst storm to hit a particular area in a century, but unless you've got enough fuel to go to a different airport, you don't really have a choice. The storm, with gale-force winds and lashing rain, prompted the Dutch meteorological service to issue a "Code Red" warning, which I didn't even know was a thing.