Boeing 737 skids into Florida river

Boeing 737 passenger plane skids into Florida river after landing during a thunderstorm. GETTY IMAGES

FLORIDA – Boeing 737 passenger plane slid off a runway in Florida, ending up in a river after landing during a thunderstorm.

None of the 143 people onboard were seriously hurt.

The chartered aircraft, operated by Miami Air International, had flown from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba to a military base in the city of Jacksonville.

Passengers said it landed heavily during the storm, skidding into a nearby St John’s River.

At least 20 people were treated for minor injuries. (BBC)


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