Raw Video: Oil Platform Collapses in Gulf

Footage documenting the catastrophic descent of an oil rig into the ocean, engulfed in flames, has been unveiled by the National Geographic Channel. Viewers seeking an in-depth look can catch the “Gulf Oil Spill” episode, scheduled for broadcast on Thursday, May 27, at 10:00 pm ET/PT. The imagery showcases a troubling scene with thick smoke billowing from the blazing wreckage against a backdrop of gray skies, while fierce flames consume the structure’s base and reflect menacingly on the water’s surface, illustrating an environmental disaster as it unfolds.

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