FOX8's Neill McNeill is heading to the Bahamas to give an on-the-ground look at the devastation the island country faces.
McNeill joins Samaritan's Purse, a worldwide relief organization.
Samaritan's Purse is leading the flight to bring laboratories, tents, x-ray equipment and medical supplies — everything you'd find in a regularly operating hospital — to areas in need.
Flight coordinators expect the plane to take off by 2:30 p.m. for the roughly 2-hour flight to Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, where there is a functioning airport.
Samaritan's Purse will then need to get the supplies to Grand Bahama Island.