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More: Swiss International Air Lines
More: Airbus A340-313
More: Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH)
More: Switzerland, January 1, 2006
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HB-JMH (cn 585) Awesome crosswind landing going on here - nonstop from Tokyo - in front of an amazing scenery! There seems to be no way this plane is ever gona stop on this short little runway...runway 14 is 3.3km long of course. It had rained all night what resulted in superb visibility: The mountains in the back are 50km and futher away! I was standing about 2km from the point of touchdown...considering that it came out quite good. A big thanks again goes out to Paul Markman for the editing!
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A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri October 13, 2006:
The difficulty in obtaining such a shot given the distances involved should not be understated. The result is not just a photograph of an aeroplane, it's a portrait of an airliner doing its job.

A visitor from United States posted Sat February 4, 2006:
Good picture of runway lights...........

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri February 3, 2006:
Those mountains ARE faraway

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri February 3, 2006:
Excellent picture! As a previous visitor to Zurich on a spotting trip, I know those mountains are very far away, and yet here you make it look so close! Thanks very much for this superb photograph.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Fri February 3, 2006:
The best of mother nature with the best of human's engineering... totally stunning!

A visitor from United States posted Fri February 3, 2006:
That is one awesome shot! Congrats!

PS: What is edited on a photo like that?

A visitor from France posted Thu February 2, 2006:
That runway looks so short!!!

A visitor from Australia posted Thu February 2, 2006:
Nice Work! Great depth of field.

A visitor from United States posted Thu February 2, 2006:
Beautiful plane, beautiful scenary.

A visitor from United States posted Thu February 2, 2006:
Awesome scenery and the angle makes the runway look very interesting.

A visitor from Canada posted Thu February 2, 2006:
It's amazing to see how short the runway seems to be !!!

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed February 1, 2006:
This is a stunning shot Fabian - thanks so much for allowing me to help out with the edit. Paul

A visitor from Switzerland posted Wed February 1, 2006:
Wow that's just one superb pic, I can actually see my girlfriend's flat on it ;D

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