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Pilot Captures Amazing Thunderstorm Photo at 37,000 Feet Over the Pacific Ocean

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Check out this fantastic photo of a thunderstorm, snapped by pilot/photographer Santiago Borja.

Nice write-up from Colossal.

Over the last few years we’ve seen our fair share of storm and lightning photographs, but this shot from Ecuador Airlines pilot Santiago Borja might top them all. Taken from a Boeing 767-300 cockpit at the precise moment of a lightning flash, the image captures a powerful thunderstorm forming above the Pacific Ocean just south of Panama. A difficult shot considering the turbulent weather and near pitch-dark setting.

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