The in-depth story of the Lake Peigneur Drilling Accident: When The Earth Swallowed a Lake. November 20, 1980, is a new day at Lake Peigneur in Louisiana. Some 9 miles north of the Vermilion Bay in the Gulf of Mexico, a charming, calm lake is a popular resort for fishermen and nature lovers.. Subscribe for more fascinating disaster documentaries: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClb6yg8d7eoZF6vnL4e8mog?sub_confirmation=1 Tragic history playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWtCh3_Fxp9FtVfTqXA06J3jhoxIFjpaF Suggest a topic for my next video: https://bit.ly/DarkHistoryTopics Footage used: https://youtu.be/2-N2TrcxkOA by Loren Klein https://youtu.be/rkIQgCxOL8M by Marion Blair We reveal the world's darkest and greatest disasters all based on true stories. This disaster documentary is inspired by the fantastic "Fascinating Horror".