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USA: 21 injured after Boeing 737 slides off runway and into river00:42

USA: 21 injured after Boeing 737 slides off runway and into river

United States, Jacksonville
May 4, 2019 at 08:20 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least 21 people were injured and safely rushed to several hospitals in Jacksonville, Florida, after a charter plane carrying 143 passengers slid off the runaway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and plunged into the St. Johns River on Friday night.

Footage shows the scene outside the emergency room at Memorial Hospital, where some of those injured were brought for treatment.

According to reports, the aircraft was travelling from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Authorities said that all 136 passengers and seven crew were alive and accounted for, while 21 were treated for minor injuries.

Mandatory credit: WJXT Channel 4

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At least 21 people were injured and safely rushed to several hospitals in Jacksonville, Florida, after a charter plane carrying 143 passengers slid off the runaway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and plunged into the St. Johns River on Friday night.

Footage shows the scene outside the emergency room at Memorial Hospital, where some of those injured were brought for treatment.

According to reports, the aircraft was travelling from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Authorities said that all 136 passengers and seven crew were alive and accounted for, while 21 were treated for minor injuries.

Mandatory credit: WJXT Channel 4

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