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Princess Juliana Airport Landings- St. Marteen- January 17, 2006

Posted by tkcollier in Cool photos, cool stuff, Life, Streamingvideo, Video.
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Princess Juliana International St. Marteen- ANTILLES Landing Pictures

In addition to that collection of photos, this is still the most infamous landing, as it took out the fence.

This video of what happens to cars behind a 747 will give you an idea of the power involved.

My Mother-in-law lives on the hill above the airport. After work, we swim at Sunset Beach, in the runway’s path. There is web cam at the Sunset Beach Bar, where the entertainment is watching the sun go down and watch tourists get blown into the ocean.. After you sign in, choose the Roof Cam, then choose PLIA Airport in the drop-down dialog box to see the action.

Here these videos shot from the Sunset Beach Bar gives you an idea as to just how close you are to the action.

And if you choose to stand on the beach in the flight path.

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1. J R Datzman - January 21, 2006

Wow, talk about a close call!!!

2. Sandra - August 24, 2006

Are the planes really flying that low? I am having a disagreement with a friend, she saying it is not true. Could you please settle this for me by saying yes it is true, or no it is not. Thank you

3. tkcollier - August 24, 2006

It is very true. Click on the other links in this Post. The Air France pilot was fired for taking-out the fence with his 747 on the landing pictured here. So the planes aren’t supposed to fly that low, but they still come in right over the tourists on the beach to land. Bring your friend down for a Carib at the Sunset Bar and see for yourself!

4. 123recreation - December 31, 2006

yeah i like this. good post.

5. jamie - January 2, 2007

Found your site when i was searching wordpress for sites related to current or climb..anyways you site came up ranking high so i thought i would take a look.
jamie

6. aaa - January 8, 2007

this is a test

7. TONY - February 24, 2007

Cual es el asombro de estos aterrizajes, venganse pa MARACAIBO
en el barrio que esta en la cabecera de la pista ,no hay playa ni turistas, sino ranchitos y es igualiiiiiiito.
ATENTAMENTE…..TONY

8. monique lake-dorval - February 28, 2007

I went for vacation with my kids and my anty they fall in love with the island and want to ho back every year

9. Paul - April 11, 2007

Tambien hay que jode 747s aterrizando a cada rato en Maracaibo verdad TONY?

10. Pete - Chelmsford,England - April 22, 2007

We are going there Saturday 28th April and are staying in the appartment block you can see in the background in video 1 :-)) I would be interested to know how big a problem,if at all,the planes landing are.I will post my view on my return.

11. Poliwhirl - May 23, 2009

Tend to wonder what happened to Pete from Chelmsford, don’t you? :D

12. Beth - June 7, 2009

LOLLL Love to watch the people being blown into the water. That looks like a great way to spend a vacation. Beautiful island :)

13. Stephaine - January 6, 2013

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