Tornado Hit Sun-N-Fun


#1

Bad weather system ran thru Tampa and Lakeland area today very high winds and reports of tornadoes, planes flipped over and damaged at Sun-N-Fun at LAL

theledger.com/article/201103 … vice-Says#


#2

Hope everyone is safe, especially the FA staff on site.


#3

nycaviation.com/2011/03/tornado- … ng-hangar/

aero-news.net/#d

eaavideo.org/video.aspx?v=873881435001

Seems tornado just missed the flightline of warbirds and tore thru
the homebuilts!!!


#4

Also,
http://www.aopa.org/sunnfun/2011/110331sun-n-fun_closed_violent_storm_destroys_many_aircraft.html


#5

#6

Renamed-

Mud-N-Despair


#7

Yikes, hope nobody was in that. The porta-potty I mean. :open_mouth:


#8

Apparently this is the only way to land a Caravan gear up. :slight_smile:


#9

A friend’s CJ had the tie-downs ripped from the ground, was literally picked up and then deposited some distance away in this swale with enough force to activate the ELT.

After inspecting his baby (he’s a renowned warbird A&P as well as an ATP) he was able to fly her the next day.

(Photo copyright by Jason of MzeroA)