In a statement made by the Texas Public Safety Administration, it was stated that a private plane with 18 passengers and 3 crew members, while trying to take off from Houston to Boston, skidded off the runway and crashed into the barriers and caught fire.
It was reported that the passengers and crew managed to get out of the MD-87 type aircraft safely, and then the firefighters who came to the scene responded to the fire.
It was reported that only two passengers were taken to the hospital with complaints of low back pain and breathing difficulties in the accident, which was seen to be completely burned except for the tail part of the plane.
It was shared that the passengers on the plane registered to a businessman were on their way to Boston to watch a baseball game, including a 10-year-old boy.
Stephen Woodward, spokesman for the Texas Public Security Administration, said: “This is a good day, a day to celebrate for many people.” used the phrase.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reportedly continues to investigate the accident.