This aerial photo shows oil flowing from the site of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on May 19.
(Photo courtesy of the Huffington Post entitled 'Flowing Oil' )
Now compare the above photo to this one snapped by Kelly Thomas while on a May 26 flight to Miami. It was taken off the southern tip of Florida, approximately 30 miles north of Marathon in the Florida Keys.
For more of Ms. Thomas' photos of reddish-brown streamers off the southern tip of Florida, see:
60 Minutes Australia clip showing reddish-brown oil streamers/ribbons from the BP Oil Disaster: