Hurricane Ida aftermath: Drone footage of Mississippi highway collapse that killed 2

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A grim scene awaited state troopers, emergency workers, and rescue teams responding to a crash site in southeastern Mississippi late Monday. Seven vehicles driving through the two-lane Mississippi Highway 26 – some 36 miles from Mobile, Alabama – had plunged, one after another, into an abyss 50 to 60 feet long and 20 to 30 feet deep. As a result, at least two people were killed and 10 others injured, three of them critically. Drone footage shows the scene of the devastation…

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Drone videos show the devastation Hurricane Ida left behind in Louisiana

As officials continue to assess the damage from Hurricane Ida, drone videos from across Louisiana are pouring in, showing just how brutal Category 4 winds and torrential rain can be. Heartbreaking aerial footage of the affected areas lay bare heavily damaged homes, debris scattered across streets, and flooded neighborhoods.

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Hurricane Ida: FAA issues warning for drone operators in Mississippi, Louisiana

With Hurricane Ida barreling toward the US Gulf Coast, the FAA has issued an Airspace Coordination Area NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) for pilots and drone operators in Mississippi and Louisiana. This NOTAM will remain effective until Sep 1, 2021.

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