There is a reason why local officials and airport authorities prohibit people from using the beach close to the Princess Juliana International Airport in Saint Maarten in the Caribbean: jet blasts!

The jet blasts from the airplanes are so powerful that they are enough to blast off people. After all, if you come to think of it, these jet blasts SHOULD BE very powerful because these help the airplanes in flight, right?

Even with the potential danger, however, a lot of people still love to hang out at the beach and take the rare opportunity of having their pictures taken at the beach, with airplanes almost within reach.

In the video below, people quickly ran away from the fence when an airplane arrived but some of them actually held on to the fence, in hopes that they have enough strength to hold on.

This proved to be a wrong idea.

Watch the video below to see for yourself just how wrong their decision had been: