Hurricane Odile: Mexico Airlifts Stranded Tourists From Los Cabos

September 16, 2014 9:20 PM

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Hurricane Odile: Mexico Airlifts Stranded Tourists From Los Cabos

Mexican military and private aircraft began airlifting stranded tourists from popular resort area of Los Cabos Tuesday, after Hurricane Odile slammed the Baja California peninsula and ravaged the vacation destination, flooding homes, damaging mega-resort hotels and sending debris into an airport terminal.

The first flight left for Tijuana with 44 passengers aboard. The Mexican government on Monday said damage from the tropical storm that struck Sunday and Monday had stranded some 30,000 tourists, including 26,000 foreign visitors, in Los Cabos. Odile was downgraded to a tropical storm an is expected ...

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