Colorado flood: damage to roadway adjacent to Big Thompson River
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and members of Congress: Sen. Mark Udall, Sen. Michael Bennet, Rep. Ed Pearlmutter, Rep. Jared Polis and Rep. Cory Gardner, fly over flood-affected areas of Northern Colorado to assess the damage, which has been declared a federal disaster area, in Colorado Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk and LUH-72 Lakota helicopters Sept. 14, 2013. Shown is structural damage through Northern Colorado: Boulder, Longmont, Estes Park, Lyons, and Hwy 34 along the Big Thompson River.During the flight the crews spotted six citizens, stranded by severe highway destruction, and rescued them to a big surprise when they entered the aircraft. Photographed by Capt. Darin Overstreet, U.S. Air National Guard
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