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Coast Guard_100421-G-XXXXL- 003 - Deepwater Horizon fire

Please use this photo with sensitivity. This explosion killed 11 individuals, and seriously injured another 16.

 

NEW ORLEANS - Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon April 21, 2010. A Coast Guard MH-65C dolphin rescue helicopter and crew document the fire aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, while searching for survivors April 21, 2010. Multiple Coast Guard helicopters, planes and cutters responded to rescue the Deepwater Horizon's 126 person crew. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

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Taken on April 21, 2010