21 Passengers & Crew Safely Escaped In A Houston Plane Crash

More than 20 passengers safely pulled out without any major injuries from an MD-47 plane after it crashed into a fence and erupted in the fire as the take-off slipped at Houston Executive Airport.

All the 18 passengers, 2 pilots, and one crew managed to escape from the crashed plane, only two with minor injuries before firefighters extinguished the flames on it in a nearby field outside the airport.

Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Sgt. Stephen Woodard said that the McDonnell Douglas MD-87 traveled 500 meters on the runway before take-off. The plane failed to manage the right altitude at the end of the run, fell down to a northside field after crossing Morton Road.

FAA said the plane rolled through a fence after coming down to the field and caught fire at around 10 AM.

Courtesy: WRCB

The charter flight was heading to Boston for Major League Baseball’s American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox.

Bottom Line: 21 onboard passengers & crew menbers managed to escape safely from a Boston-bound plane crash after take-off at Houston Executive Airport.

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