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Coast Guard flies over southeast Louisiana to assess Ida damage

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Posted at 11:53 AM, Aug 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 14:19:21-04

Fly overs began Monday following Hurricane Ida's landfall in southeast Louisiana.

The United States Coast Guard began operations on August 30 with an overflight of the Galliano and Grand Isle areas in Lafourche Parish.

Coast Guard flight leaves to assess damage from Ida

The flights allow aircrews to assess any damage and identify hazards that may exist for residents and first responders.

Photos shared by the coast guard show some of the damage Ida left behind in Galliano.

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Video shows an overflight of damage in Grand Isle:

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