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VIDEO: Flight diverted after drifting during attempted landing at MYR

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Flight diverted after drifting during attempted landing at MYR. (Video by Christopher Rosafort and Malgorzata Rosafort)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE) - Viewer-submitted video showed a scary incident at the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) on Monday.

An Allegiant flight is shown attempting to land, but drifting sideways due to the winds from Tropical Storm Irma.


Kirk Lovell, spokesperson for MYR, confirmed the incident did happen at the airport.

RELATED | Myrtle Beach airport remains open despite more than 20 canceled flights

He said there were multiple canceled inbound and outbound flights and multiple diverted flights due to winds.

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