Video shows runaway luggage scooting across the tarmac at a windy San Francisco airport

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Video shows runaway luggage scooting across the tarmac at a windy San Francisco airport
The roller bag raced down the runway, before falling over into a patch of grass.Declan Weir/Twitter
  • Video shows a piece of roller luggage racing down San Francisco Airport's tarmac.
  • Intense winds grounded hundreds of planes at the airport on Tuesday.
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It was so windy at the San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday that a runaway piece of rolling luggage went racing down the tarmac as passengers on a nearby plane watched, hilarious video shows.

Yet another atmospheric river of storms — the 11th so far this year — struck the region this week, with wind gusts reaching up to 74 miles per hour at SFO airport, according to CNN.

That extreme wind delayed more than 400 flights and canceled 80 flights to and from the airport, NBC Bay Area reported. But it wasn't enough to stop this luggage from taking off, as one Twitter user noted.

Declan Weir tweeted a video of the baggage zooming across the asphalt.

The roller bag's adventure didn't last long though — it crashed into a patch of grass on the tarmac just as quickly as it took off as captivated passengers watched.

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Weir was waiting for his Air Canada flight to take off when he spotted the bag, according to NBC Bay Area.

He spoke to NBC about how intense the wind was, even before lift-off.

"While we're sitting on the plane, I think it's the closest I've come to motion sickness without moving," he told the outlet. "The plane was rocking and rolling while on the stand, yeah."

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