Boeing 737 Skid Off Runway in Florida
Digital Desk : A Boeing 737 Commercial Jet with 136 passengers and 7 crew members on board slid into the St. John River near Jacksonville, Florida. The Commercial Jet had been arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay when it skidded off a runway at the Naval Air station in Jacksonville .
Jacksonville Fire and rescue department said ” 21 adults transported to local hospital . All listed in Good condition ,no critical injuries ” according to Jax Sherrif’s Office “The plane was not submerged . Every persons is alive and accounted for ”
NAS Jacksonville, Fla. – At approximately 9:40 p.m. today, a Boeing 737 arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba into Naval Air Station Jacksonville slid off the runway into the St. Johns River at the end… https://t.co/jYrI0lpKNz
— NAS Jacksonville (@NASJax_) May 4, 2019
— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) May 4, 2019
The Jax Sherrif’s office tweet was accompanied by two photographs showing the plane bearing the logo of Miami Air International resting in shallow water in Florida. Miami Air International is a charter airline operating a fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft.