Pilot recounts flying through smoke from fire that engulfed rental cars at RSW

The fire that burned thousands of rental cars at Southwest Florida International Airport on Friday captured everyone’s attention, its enormous plume of smoke visible from dozens of miles away.

Now, imagine have to fly through it.

WINK News report Dannielle Garcia was first on scene as the flames grew on Friday, and she spoke with a pilot who narrowly navigated his way through the disaster.

WATCH the story above.

Reporter:Dannielle Garcia
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