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No deaths as plane crashes into river
Military-chartered jet with 143 aboard skids off runway in Jacksonville, Fla.
A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida sits in a river at the end of a runway Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A military-chartered jet carrying 143 people landed hard, then bounced and swerved as the pilot struggled to control it amid thunder and lightning, ultimately skidding off the runway and coming to a crashing halt in a river at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
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