The Boeing 737 with 143 people on Board was in the river near the city of Jacksonville, Florida.
The Sheriff of Jacksonville distributed a photo of the landing of the Boeing 737 and said that all the passengers are alive. Later, the Sheriff’s office reported that 21 passengers of the aircraft were hospitalized — all adults. None of them were seriously injured.
According to preliminary data, 136 passengers and 7 crew members were on Board the aircraft, all of them are alive. The plane rolled out of the runway when landing and was in the river.
#JSO Marine Unit was called to assist @NASJax_ in reference to a commercial airplane in shallow water. The plane was not submerged. Every person is alive and accounted for. pic.twitter.com/4n1Fyu5nTS
— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) 4 мая 2019 г.
According to the CBS channel, the aircraft belongs to the Miami Air company, which carries out Charter flights. The plane arrived from US naval base Guantanamo Bay (Cuba). On Board among the passengers were US military, their families, as well as persons who performed various works for the Pentagon.
Doctors, rescuers and police work at the scene.