Wind Turbine Explodes in Flames at Ardrossan, Scotland (Picture Gallery)

A wind turbine exploded in flames after it was struck by hurricane-force winds at Ardrossan Wind Farm, North Ayrshire, Scotland. The $3 million, 328-foot-tall, wind turbine was spinning so fast it caught fire. Local photographer Stuart McMahon captured the incident in a series of photographs:

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

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© Stuart McMahon

UPDATE: now with video!

via Gizmodo