A Boeing 737 charter plane with 136 on board ,slid into a river in Florida.
The plane traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway late Friday night, according to officials.
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry said the plane went into the St. Johns River in Jacksonville Friday.
“I’ve been briefed that all lives have been accounted for,” the mayor tweeted.
A spokesman from the Naval Air Station Jacksonville said a Boeing 737 slid off of a runway into the St. Johns River at 9:40 p.m. The station told CNN affiliate WJXT that the plane appears to have skidded off the airport runway while trying to land and ended up in the river.
The station said the plane was arriving “from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba into Naval Air Station Jacksonville ” and crashed into the river at the end of the runway.
“Navy security and emergency response personnel are on the scene and monitoring the situation,” the station said.