Boeing 737 Skids Into Florida River, No Casualties Reported
A Boeing 737 800 chartered plane operated by Miami Air International skidded off the runway into the St Johns River, Jacksonville, Florida on May 3rd at 9.40 pm approximately, as per reports. The aircraft carrying 143 people including seven crew members were arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. All the passengers and crew members are reported to be safe.
The reason for the failure is yet to be investigated. Boeing said it is assisting in the investigation and providing all technical assistance under the direction by The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board.
The incident has added to the list of recent failures by the aircraft, earlier Boeing’s most popular and used model 737 Max met with two fatal air crashes killing 346 people on-board.
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