Watch as tornado flips airplanes at Fort Lauderdale international airport

Fort Lauderdale

A tornado damaged multiple planes at a Broward County airport Tuesday night, hours before Hurricane Ian made landfall hundreds of miles away in southwest Florida.

According to the Miami Herald, the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport reported that the twister passed over North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines Tuesday night.

Broward Mayor Michael Udine told the outlet that 30 planes and the main building were damaged.

Video and photos showed widespread damage to the single-engine aircraft, with some missing wings and others flipped upside down. According to the Sun-Sentinel and Broward County, the airport is closed until further notice.

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