Left Menu
Development News Edition

Boeing airliner with 136 on board slid into river, none injured: Official

Devdiscourse News Desk | Miami | Updated: 04-05-2019 09:13 IST | Created: 04-05-2019 08:37 IST
Boeing airliner with 136 on board slid into river, none injured: Official
The mayor of Jacksonville said on Twitter that everyone on board the flight was "alive and accounted for" but that crews were working to control jet fuel on the water. Image Credit: Reuters

A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St. John's River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said.

The mayor of Jacksonville said on Twitter that everyone on board the flight was "alive and accounted for" but that crews were working to control jet fuel on the water. "The plane was not submerged. Every person is alive and accounted for," the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said on Twitter. The flight was arriving from Cuba, the air station spokesman said. No further details were immediately available.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Why COVID-19 is unstoppable in USA despite it being ranked at the top of GHS Index?

Several worst-hit countries such as Italy, France, Spain, the UK, Canada, and Russia have peaked COVID-19 cases in April. Almost all of them have gradually flattened the curve. However, the USA is setting new daily records of infections tha...

COVID-19 seems cooking biggest ever global scam

The increasing number of corruption cases on COVID-19 funds from throughout the world and involvement of high profile persons indicate that the countries cant ignore corruption in their pandemic response programs. This has generated the nee...

Health Management Information Systems lack holistic, integrated, and pandemic resilient character

Being a part of the United Nations system, the World Health Organization WHO deserves its share of rebuke for its alleged failure issue COVID-19 health emergency alerts on appropriate time. However, the pandemic has also exposed loopholes i...

Pride in the time of coronavirus: a welcome move online?

This year is different in many ways not least as celebrations are also taking place against the dramatic backdrop of a global health crisis and a resurgence in grassroots activism following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. ...

Videos

Latest News

FM stresses on release of premium subsidy on time to ensure timely claim settlement under PMFBY

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday underlined the need for states to release premium subsidy on time to ensure timely settlement of claims under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana PMFBY. While reviewing the implementation of th...

When Pichai turns to YouTube for preparing paneer makhani

To learn to prepare dishes like paneer makhani or pizza with kids, I turned to YouTube for help over the last few weeks, Google chief Sundar Pichai said on Monday as he delved into the role of technology not just in his own life but also in...

15th FinComm holds meeting with Health Ministry

The 15th Finance Commission on Monday held a meeting with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and senior officials of the ministry on revising the State Specific proposals of the ministry in light of the COVID-19 experience. The Chairman of the C...

No public Ganesh pandals, mass Eid prayers this year: MP govt

Public Ganesh festivities will not be allowed in Madhya Pradesh this year due to the coronavirus outbreak, the state government said on Monday, and also laid down attendance restrictions for functions like marriages and funerals. The decisi...

Give Feedback