Having a Blast in the Caribbean

One island attracts people with the love of airplanes and thrills.
1:43 | 11/27/11

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Coming in for a landing look at this video shot by tourists at a Caribbean island many of them who go there on purpose to duck for cover. Here's Ryan -- After the long flight to -- Caribbean paradise. Most tourists can't wait to get away from the airport. Except on the island of saint Maarten where the airport. Is the main attraction. Thrill seekers flock here to sun bathed in the shadow of a Jumbo jet. YouTube videos like this have turned the tiny island. Into what's up just a -- for aviation and -- On bigger than eleven year old Mason caps he wants to be a pilot and convinced his parents to take the family vacation here. Near the end of the runway each morning they write the flight schedule on a surfboard. What -- he's one landing that can't be miss math. This KLM 747. Weighs nearly 900000. Town. And is headed straight for the beach. You'll never be able -- meet and the US. -- -- -- -- -- Acco the massive engines on claims like these. Can produce winds of more than a hundred miles an hour. Britain reluctant. To. You may -- eagle and Caribbean island where the most exhilarating part of your -- Happens both -- you leave the airport.

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