Video/Photos: Blowout in the Gulf

Shot by crew of an oil field supply boat, one of many vessels called in by the Coast Guard after the Deepwater Horizon explosion on the night of April 20, 2010.


1: April 21, 2010 footage was shot within a mile of the rig, which was fully engulfed in flames. 2: Early April 22nd: The rig is listing badly and the fire is rolling off onto the water. 3: 11 a.m. on April 22nd, after the rig has sunk.


Photographs of the Deepwater Horizon rig, April 21-23, 2010.



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posted october 26, 2010

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