Saint Martin’s Princess Juliana International Airport has long been famous for people getting up close and personal with large aircraft landing at the airport.
A 57-year-old woman vacationing in the Caribbean island of Saint Martin was killed after a blast from a nearby jet knocked her to the ground.
The incident occurred on Wednesday at Maho Beach — a popular tourist destination in Sint Maarten (the Dutch side of Saint Martin) — which is famous for its proximity to the Princess Juliana International Airport.
Officials say the woman had been holding onto a fence that separates the beach from the airport when winds generated by the jet’s engines blasted her back. – Fox News
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