NOT REAL NEWS: Plane did not spin 360 degrees from typhoon.
A video purportedly showing an airplane being spun around by typhoon-force winds is actually a computer animation. But despite the fact that the video is not real, and is a mixture of CGI and actual footage, millions of people around the globe have been fooled into thinking the video of the airplane spinning wildly whilst in flight, was real. No, the largest typhoon in Hong Kong’s recorded history did not flip a plane 360 degrees right before landing — that viral video is fake.

Video footage of a plane diving through the sky, doing a 360-degree roll before righting itself, is not the work of a talented pilot saving his plane from typhoon winds in China, as some online sites are suggesting.

Does This Video Show a DragonAir 737 Caught in a Typhoon? Super Typhoon Mangkhut — the strongest storm this year — made landfall early on Saturday, according to officials in the Philippines. As Typhoon Mangkhut churned its way to China, emergency workers in the Philippines found the bodies of dozens of gold miners. By Beatrice Dupuy September 18, 2018 GMT. A viral video claiming to show a Dragon Air flight landing in Shenzhen during the wild weather of Typhoon Mangkhut is a fake. But its wind and rain were a spectacle to behold throughout southern China, where four people died, more than 100 were injured, and … Millions of netizens have been fooled by an intricately made hoax video which appears to show a passenger plane spin out of control in the air, during Typhoon Mangkhut. Typhoon Mangkhut is on course to hit northeastern Cagayan province early Saturday.
HONG KONG — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at … As the US east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path.