Aircraft shakes as it enters the interior of the phenomenon, which landed with a category 4 — out of a maximum of 5 — on the Saffir-Simpson scale
A video made by employees of the Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the USA (NOAA) shows a plane inside the eye of the hurricane Ida, which hit the ground in the state of Louisiana, in the United States, this Sunday, 29. “Stunning video taken in the eye of Hurricane Ida this morning by the team from the Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration during a video on the P3 plane of the Air Operations Center”, says the publication. In another video, two pilots are inside the plane, which shakes as it enters the interior of the phenomenon. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), Ida played the solo with a category 4 — out of a maximum of 5 — on the Saffir-Simpson scale.
Watch the videos:
OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO – Flying into the eye of Category 4 Hurricane #Ida on NOAA WP-3D Orion #NOAA43 Miss Piggy during morning mission 08.29.21. Credit: Lt. Cmdr. Doremus, NOAA Corps. Visit https://t.co/JRMe4KQZfE for NOAA event resources. #FlyNOAA pic.twitter.com/STHD6mWwgd
— NOAA Aircraft Operations Center (@NOAA_HurrHunter) August 29, 2021
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) August 29, 2021