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Boeing 737-800 (HP-1717CMP) - Gone are the days where maho beach use to look like this. Copa Airlines Boeing 737 HP-1717CMP over the beach for landing at St Maarten.
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Boeing 737-800 (HP-1717CMP)

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Gone are the days where maho beach use to look like this. Copa Airlines Boeing 737 HP-1717CMP over the beach for landing at St Maarten.

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Joan Williams
Amazing shot Daniel! I hope to go to TNCM some day (once COVID-19 ends).
daniel jefPhoto Uploader
@ Joan Williams thank you and your always welcome to our island!!
Ignacio Gonzalez
they sure will come back, the problem is that half of the airlines will be broken then,is so sad seeing all that planes grounded.
daniel jefPhoto Uploader
@ Ignacio thats all thru what your saying lets see what happens!!!
John S Jones
Beautiful photo!
William Vernile
It's amazing how the aqua color of the ocean is reflected on the underside of the aircraft. Fantastic photo!
George Hall
I have been there. The bar, the beach AND the fence. Watched a 737 take off. I KNOW why they have stopped allowing beach goers to run up to the fence. When the pilot "floors it" the thrust literally blows you back and fast. I had to hold on to dear life to the fence and I was flying horizontally. Lost my cap, sun glasses and almost my clothes. The runway is short and steep mountains are at THE END OF THE RUNWAY. I was scared stiff. Those idiots on the beach thought it was a blast. Until someone got killed. Shame a hurricane destroyed the bar and restaurant. There was a large mural on a wall with a DC-3 on it. Gone now. Got a photo with me standing in front of it.
Gavin Hughes
Wasn't there once some sort of 'competition' to see who could hold onto the fence the longest? Absolute insanity and more so when it was one of the heavies.
George Hall
I did not know that, but I'm sure "a contest" was going on. Probably free drinks at the bar for the winner. Now the local police block the road traffic when planes take off(between the beach and the fence) and prohibit people on the beach rushing to the fence after the death occurred.
Gavin Hughes
George...sanity prevails. Free drinks at the bar for the winner who could still stand up but with no hands:)
Don Ridgeway
Top shot mate, definitely 5*
daniel jefPhoto Uploader
Thanks guys !!
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
27-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cancun Int'l () 06:50PM EST 09:12PM EST 2:21
27-Feb-2024 B738Cancun Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:43PM EST 04:54PM EST 2:10
27-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cancun Int'l () 10:18AM EST 12:46PM EST 2:28
27-Feb-2024 B738Juan Santamaria Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 05:59AM CST 08:04AM EST 1:05
26-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Juan Santamaria Int'l () 09:31PM EST 09:29PM CST 0:57
26-Feb-2024 B738Baltimore/Washington Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 03:37PM EST 08:01PM EST 4:23
26-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Baltimore/Washington Intl () 09:32AM EST 01:55PM EST 4:22
26-Feb-2024 B738Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:19AM -03 05:43AM EST 5:24
25-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek Int'l () 04:21PM EST 12:12AM -03 (+1) 5:50
25-Feb-2024 B738Abel Santa Maria ()Tocumen Int'l () 11:20AM CST 01:30PM EST 2:10
25-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Abel Santa Maria () 08:12AM EST 10:12AM CST 1:59
25-Feb-2024 B738Washington Dulles Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 01:27AM EST 05:41AM EST 4:14
24-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Washington Dulles Intl () 07:08PM EST 11:37PM EST 4:28
24-Feb-2024 B738Cancun Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:23PM EST 04:32PM EST 2:08
24-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cancun Int'l () 10:05AM EST 12:18PM EST 2:13
24-Feb-2024 B738Mariscal Sucre Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 06:34AM -05 08:02AM EST 1:28
23-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Mariscal Sucre Int'l () 06:46PM EST 08:20PM -05 1:33
23-Feb-2024 B738Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:57PM -05 04:43PM EST 1:45
23-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Int'l () 11:45AM EST 01:28PM -05 1:43
23-Feb-2024 B738Las Americas ()Tocumen Int'l () 09:05AM AST 10:23AM EST 2:17
22-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Las Americas () 06:42PM EST 09:41PM AST 1:59
22-Feb-2024 B738Managua Int'l (Augusto Cesar Sandino Int'l) ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:01PM CST 04:13PM EST 1:12
22-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Managua Int'l (Augusto Cesar Sandino Int'l) () 12:31PM EST 12:49PM CST 1:17
22-Feb-2024 B738Las Americas ()Tocumen Int'l () 09:11AM AST 10:32AM EST 2:21
21-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Las Americas () 06:41PM EST 09:44PM AST 2:02
21-Feb-2024 B738La Chinita Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 04:15PM -04 04:36PM EST 1:20
21-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()La Chinita Int'l () 12:27PM EST 02:42PM -04 1:14
21-Feb-2024 B738Rafael Nunez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 09:52AM -05 10:48AM EST 0:56
21-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Rafael Nunez Int'l () 07:40AM EST 08:27AM -05 0:47
21-Feb-2024 B738Silvio Pettirossi Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 01:25AM -03 05:04AM EST 5:39
20-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Silvio Pettirossi Int'l () 04:13PM EST 11:47PM -03 5:34
20-Feb-2024 B738Cancun Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 11:22AM EST 01:33PM EST 2:11
20-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cancun Int'l () 07:38AM EST 09:52AM EST 2:14
20-Feb-2024 B738Jorge Chávez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 02:47AM -05 06:09AM EST 3:21
19-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Jorge Chávez Int'l () 10:04PM EST 01:12AM -05 (+1) 3:07
19-Feb-2024 B738Orlando Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 05:13PM EST 08:22PM EST 3:08
19-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Orlando Intl () 12:23PM EST 03:20PM EST 2:56
19-Feb-2024 B738Jorge Chávez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 06:56AM -05 10:06AM EST 3:09
18-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Jorge Chávez Int'l () 07:25PM EST 10:36PM -05 3:11
18-Feb-2024 B738Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) ()Tocumen Int'l () 04:10PM -04 05:09PM EST 1:58
18-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Simon Bolivar Int'l (Maiquetia Int'l) () 11:46AM EST 02:35PM -04 1:48
18-Feb-2024 B738Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 06:03AM CST 10:16AM EST 3:12
17-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Lic. Benito Juarez Int'l () 09:56PM EST 12:19AM CST (+1) 3:23
17-Feb-2024 B738Juan Santamaria Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 05:17PM CST 07:09PM EST 0:52
17-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Juan Santamaria Int'l () 03:55PM EST 03:53PM CST 0:58
17-Feb-2024 B738Cancun Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 11:30AM EST 01:38PM EST 2:08
17-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Cancun Int'l () 07:38AM EST 09:55AM EST 2:17
17-Feb-2024 B738Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 12:23AM CST 04:57AM EST 3:33
16-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Int'l () 07:12PM EST 10:05PM CST 3:52
16-Feb-2024 B738Miami Intl ()Tocumen Int'l () 01:12PM EST 03:45PM EST 2:33
16-Feb-2024 B738Tocumen Int'l ()Miami Intl () 08:20AM EST 10:50AM EST 2:30
16-Feb-2024 B738Juan Santamaria Int'l ()Tocumen Int'l () 04:14AM CST 06:20AM EST 1:06
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