A drone's eye view of Hurricane Ian's devastating damage to Pine Island, Florida. The Coast Guard used drones post Hurricane Ian to conduct search and rescue operations in addition to damage assessments.
Hurricane Ian made landfall near Cayo Costa, an island off the coast of Fort Myers on September 26, 2022 along the southwestern coast of Florida around 3:05 p.m. ET as a Category 4 storm, with sustained winds near 150 mph.
U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Gray October 4, 2022