A contract plane conveying 143 individuals and making a trip from Cuba to north Florida wound up in a waterway toward the finish of a runway Friday night, however no basic wounds or passings were accounted for, authorities said.
A Boeing 737 touching base at Naval Air Station Jacksonville from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, with 136 travelers and seven aircrew slid off the runway into the St. Johns River, a NAS Jacksonville news discharge said.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office posted on Twitter that a marine unit reacted to help.
The plane was in shallow water and not submerged. Everybody on the plane was alive and represented, the organization posted, with 21 grown-ups transported to nearby emergency clinics in great condition.
A photograph posted by delegates demonstrates a Miami Air International logo on the plane. The organization didn’t promptly react to messages from The Associated Press.
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry posted on Twitter that groups were attempting to control fly fuel in the water.
Naval force security and crisis reaction staff were on the scene and checking the circumstance, the Navy discharge said. Relatives who were expecting the landing of travelers were told to remain by.
Authorities did not promptly say what made the plane depart the runway.
The Federal Aviation Administration was alluding media request to NAS Jacksonville.