New June 9 flyover video shows black oil decimating Gulf coast; oil 5 miles inshore


Flyover near Grand Isle, LA on Day 50 of the BP oil spill disaster.

Pilot Reed Esponge, Bell Aviation

*Excerpts*

Cameraman: Is that black oil on the sand?

Pilot: That's all oil. [The sand] used to be white.

Pilot: It's a total disaster zone... a total disaster.

Pilot: As a native of the area i consider this total destruction.

Pilot: Now it is starting to attack the inshore towards the city of New Orleans.

Pilot: We're about 5 miles inshore... look at the oil, it's attacking the inshore.

Pilot: I'm totally shocked.

Pilot: I didn't think it was that heavy.

Pilot: It is spreading fast very fast.

Pilot: It is very thick that is what we didnt realize.

Pilot: It's heading into marshlands.

Cameraman: No one is there doing anything.

Pilot: This is just the very beginning of it.

Pilot: I think that the worst is yet to come.

Pilot: It has not even scratched the surface as far as the damage.

Worst at 3:30.

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