This fighter jet fly-by is frighteningly close to the ground

Jul 15, 2015, 6:00 AM | Updated: 6:00 am

It’s a bold claim that this video captured the lowest fly-by ever, but considering this Argentinian jet looks just several feet from the ground, it’s hard to imagine anyone besting it.

So taking the poster’s word for it, above is a frightening view of the lowest fly-by ever. Below, we see a cockpit view as the Argentinian FMA IA 63 jet descends from the sky to buzz a group of people standing on a landing strip.

It begs the question: Would you rather be piloting such a maneuver or witnessing it from the ground?

For the sake of safety — and avoiding hearing loss — we’d take a spot in the pilot’s seat over ducking for cover.

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This fighter jet fly-by is frighteningly close to the ground