Visual of a Boeing 737 that skidded off from runway into river, no casualties
Visual of a Boeing 737 that skidded off from runway into river, no casualties

Florida: Boeing jet skids off runway, slides into river with 142 on board

ANI | Updated: May 04, 2019 11:51 IST

Florida [US], May 4 (ANI): A Boeing 737 jet with 142 people on board skidded off the runway into the St Johns River in Florida near Naval Air Station Jacksonville on Friday.
No casualties have been reported yet. The rescue operation is underway, reported Hill.
"The plane was not submerged. Every person is alive and accounted for," tweeted Jacksonville Sheriff's office.
"We have a commercial plane down on the river. I have been briefed by our Fire and Rescue. They are on the scene. While they work please pray," Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry tweeted.
However, authorities have so far not made any comments about the cause of the accident. (ANI)

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