A video of a passenger aeroplane passing under a bridge is viral on social media. The video shows the plane touching down the surface of a water canal, passing under a bridge, and safely taking off while splashing the canal's water. In the video background, people can be heard screaming in a foreign language.
A social media user 'Recife Ordinário' shared the video on Twitter and Facebook. He captioned it in Portuguese, which reads in English, "URGENT: Runaway plane has just passed under the Pina bridge, making a super risky manoeuvre!"
A Twitter user 'Jane' shared the video and captioned, "Watch till the end!"
A Youtube channel 'Zé Tigrão Palpites' shared the video and titled it in Portuguese, which reads in English, "A runaway plane passes under the Ponte do Pina in Recife."
The video is viral on Facebook with a similar claim.
A passenger aeroplane passes under a bridge.
The Logical Indian Fact Check team verified the claim and found it to be false. The video is shot at Pina in Brazil, and the aeroplane is added digitally using liquid motion.
The viral posts mentioned the location as Pina in Brazil, taking a cue from here we searched on the internet. It led us to an Instagram account named Vértice Treinamentos. The account bio is in Portuguese, which reads in English, "Architect or engineer, not familiar with BIM? Follow the tips for your projects!".
He posted the video on 29 October and captioned it in Portuguese, which reads in English, "But boy, did you make that prep on the Pina bridge? Next post, I will talk more about the process."
He posted the following video on 29 October and explained the process of editing in the caption. He explained that for the viral video, he needed two things- filming and working with liquid simulation. He used pair of rudders to splash the water while taking off the plane.
We found that the same Instagram account had several similarly exciting videos posted on his profile, wherein he has also explained the process of editing.
We can conclude that the viral video showing a passenger aeroplane passing under a bridge is edited. The plane has been added digitally using liquid motion. Therefore, the video is viral with a false claim.
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