From Cat Cay to Ft Lauderdale With Water Tornadoes in the Sky
A photo journal of our flight from Cat Cay to Ft Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport on June 7, 2009, with heavy storms
Jun. 7, 2009 09:45 PM
(July 7, 2009 - 10:37 AM) - This morning after making myself a feta cheese and eggs breakfast, I feed the turkeys in the back yard ...
(July 7, 2009 - 10:44 AM) ... and the chicken family.
(July 7, 2009 - 04:06 PM) - Arrive at the landing strip on a most beautiful June afternoon in the Bahamas, and take this picture with my blackberry.
(July 7, 2009 - 04:07 PM) - I take another picture as I wait for my customs clearence.
(July 7, 2009 - 04:19 PM) - And one more shot in front of the tail of the plane
(July 7, 2009 - 04:21 PM) - We are ready to take off
(July 7, 2009 - 04:23 PM) - We take off exactly at 4 23 PM
(July 7, 2009 - 04:25 PM) - Circle over South Cat Cay
(July 7, 2009 - 04:26 PM) - Say good bye to our home, chickens and the turkeys
(July 7, 2009 - 04:46 PM) - 20 minutes into our flight we can see the sky over Ft Lauderdale ...
(July 7, 2009 - 04:47 PM) ... and spot a sizeable water tornado forming in between the two dark storm clouds directly over the airport
(July 7, 2009 - 05:00 PM) - After a 13 minute U turn from the Ft Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, we appraoch from the Atlantic Ocean back to the land
(July 7, 2009 - 05:05 PM) - In five short minutes the sun is shining again and we are ready to land this time around
(July 7, 2009 - 05:12 PM) - Only after we land, we realize that we might have had a close call as we spot an ambulance waiting for our arrival on stand by