Shocking Drone Footage Of Aftermath Of Hurricane Michael

Shocking Drone Footage Of Aftermath Of Hurricane Michael

Shocking drone footage shows devastation of Hurricane Michael, including battered Tyndall Air Force base, as one of seven killed is identified as girl, 11, and 1.3 MILLION struggle with no power

  • Drone footage shows Mexico Beach, Florida, a small beachfront community, nearly destroyed from the storm
  • Other drone footage shows destruction at the Tyndall Air Force base in Florida, including an overturned plane 
  • At least seven people have been killed since Hurricane Michael touched down in Florida, officials confirmed 
  • Eleven-year-old, Sarah Radney, was struck and killed by debris from a carport outside her home in Georgia
  • Five other deaths were confirmed in Florida and one in North Carolina; officials said death toll is likely to rise

Horrifying drone footage shows Hurricane Michael’s path of destruction across Florida as authorities confirm the devastating storm has killed seven people, including an 11-year-old girl.

The storm caused ‘catastrophic damage’ at the Tyndall Air Force, which sits on the shoreline between Panama City and Mexico Beach, a small community which was almost completely destroyed.

Footage from the drone shows damage to nearly every home on the base. Buildings were left completely destroyed and a parking lot was filled with overturned RVs and trucks.

An F-15 fighter jet on display at the base’s entrance was torn from its base and flipped upside down. The base’s aircraft, which include F-22 Raptors, were flown hundreds of miles away as a precaution. Forecasters predicted 9 to 14 feet of water at Tyndall.

Air Force officials said the base has ‘sustained extensive damage and has been closed until further notice’. The base’s 600 families evacuated the area on Monday. No injuries have been reported there as of Thursday evening.

Col Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, wrote on Facebook: ‘We are actively developing plans to reunite families and plan to provide safe passage back to base housing.’

The storm has claimed the lives of seven people across Florida, North Carolina and Georgia, including 11-year-old Sarah Radney.

Horrifying drone footage shows Hurricane Michael's path of destruction across Florida as authorities confirm the devastating storm has killed seven peopled is Mexico Beach 

Horrifying drone footage shows Hurricane Michael’s path of destruction across Florida as authorities confirm the devastating storm has killed seven people. Pictured is what’s left of Mexico Beach

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