They Thought They Were Brave, But When The Jet Got Lower Some Couldn’t Take It
Not The Brightest Idea, But Quite An Experience Though
This absolutely thrilling video will make your hair stand straight up when you see how low this F-16 got to the onlookers. Captain Yusuf Kurt of the Turkish Air Force is a superb pilot and is known for these low approaches as that’s the place where people typically hang out to see if they’re brave enough for it. As you’ll see in the video, some people with nerves of steel stand their ground. Others simply hit the deck or run for it.
Pilot Yusuf Kurt is the Flight Captain of the Solo Turk, a Turkish aerobatics display team which uses the legendary F-16s.
This airstrip in Turkey is actually a very common spot for people to take great videos from. Since it was built so close to the road, people stand on the side of it and capture some of the lowest approaches of a variety of aircraft flying in. This time, it was an F-16 flown by Yusuf Kurt who’s a Turkish Air Force pilot who also flies for an aerobatic team. Unlike a normal approach, he really gave spectators a thrill coming in extra low. See for yourself.