This MD-80's Takeoff From St. Maarten Island Is Absolutely Nuts

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St. Maarten is known in the aviation community as one of the best plane viewing locales in the world. Watching landing jets scream just feet overhead while you wade in the Caribbean’s warm turquoise water is just about as good as it gets. Takeoffs are usually a different story, but when the winds are just right, some equally as crazy low-flying moments can be had, as seen in the video below.