Plane skids off runway into river in Florida

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A plane carrying 140 people from Guantanamo Bay has crashed at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Boeing 737 slipped off the runway while trying to land and ended up in a river.

The plane was arriving "from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba into Naval Air Station Jacksonville", according to a statement from the Naval Air Station.

All those on board are alive and accounted for.

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