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Danger signs are clearly visible at SXM (Photo: James Dinsdale)

St. Maarten Sees First Fatality Caused by Jetblast

A New Zealand tourist was killed after sustaining injuries caused by the jet blast of a departing 737 at Princess Juliana Airport. The airport is a well-known attraction for keen aviation enthusiasts, as well as a famous spot as aircraft of all shapes and sizes fly over Maho Beach at low altitudes. Although danger signs are situated at various points along the beach, people are attracted to the thrill of standing behind the perimeter fence, most times holding on, during the…