A charter jet with a reported 142 people on board went down into the St. Johns River near a naval base in Jacksonville on Friday.
The Sheriff’s Department tweeted out photos from the scene. There are thankfully no reported fatalities and all persons on board are accounted for at this time.
— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) May 4, 2019
The Jacksonville mayor also tweeted out rescue was on the way.
We have a commercial plane down on the river. I’ve been briefed by our Fire and Rescue. They are on the scene. While they work please pray.
— Lenny Curry (@lennycurry) May 4, 2019
A spokesman from the Naval Air Station Jacksonville told CNN the plane slid off the runway while trying to land.
There are also reports the plane was a charter transport traveling from Guantanamo Bay.
Watch more above, via CNN
This is a developing story
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