Serhat TUNAR -TDO- All 143 passengers aboard a Boeing 737 escaped alive after the jet slid off a Florida runway and finished up in a river.
The plane was attempting to land at a Jacksonville military base in a thunderstorm on Friday night when the incident happened.
The airplane, taken from the American military base in Guantanamo, was announced to be the Boeing 737-800 aircraft of Miami Air International. According to the statement, the plane was previously different from the Boeing 737 Max 8 type aircraft, which caused the deaths of hundreds of people in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry underlined that no one died in the accident, while the police department shared photographs of the plane standing on the river on social media.
American aircraft manufacturer Boeing said in a statement, they are aware of the accident and explained that they provide technical support.