No major injuries after plane runs off Texas runway, burns

Everyone made it off the plane safely and the only reported injury was a passenger with back pain, Waller County Judge Trey Duhon said on Facebook. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.It wasnt immediately known who was on board the plane or where it was headed.


PTI | Texas | Updated: 19-10-2021 22:57 IST | Created: 19-10-2021 22:53 IST
No major injuries after plane runs off Texas runway, burns
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No one was seriously hurt when an airplane ran off a runway and burned Tuesday morning near Houston, authorities said.

The McDonnell Douglas MD-87 was carrying 21 people when it rolled through a fence and caught fire while trying to take off from the Houston Executive Airport in Brookshire, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Everyone made it off the plane safely and the only reported injury was a passenger with back pain, Waller County Judge Trey Duhon said on Facebook. Firefighters were working at midday Tuesday to extinguish the blaze. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

It wasn't immediately known who was on board the plane or where it was headed.

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