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NOAA P-3 Hurricane Hunter Plane's Gulf Coast Tour stop in Lafayette (5/7/02)

 

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The NOAA P-3 Orion hurricane hunter plane arrives at Lafayette Regional Airport for its first Southwest Louisiana stop.  The P-3, this one nicknamed "Kermit", flies long missions into tropical systems in the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, taking measurements of different weather-related phenomena.

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