A plane carrying 21 Houston Astros fans crashed, but no one died. 2 people were injured
A plane carrying 21 fans Houston Astros It crashed last Tuesday after taking off at Houston Executive Airport near Katy, Texas. Fortunately, all the passengers survived, and only two sustained minor injuries and were taken to hospital, according to the newspaper. Houston Chronicle.
Texas baseball fans were on their way to the game against Boston Red Sox, in order to MLB, but the plane had problems taking off, fell on the grass near the airport and started to catch fire. There were 18 passengers and three crew members, and they all managed to escape the flames.
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“When the plane finally came to a stop (after the crash), everyone started yelling ‘Get out, get out, get out,’ said one of them, Cheryl McCaskill. We jumped into the rubber boat and everyone started yelling ‘Get out, get out, get out.'” Houston Chronicle.
So far, the FAA and NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) have not provided the reasons for the crash.
The plane was chartered by local businessman J. Alan Kent, and utterly destroyed.
In a statement, Kent said he was “extremely grateful” that no one was killed or seriously injured.
The businessman, who wanted to comment on the case, said that he was shocked and did not want to give interviews.
“His focus is now on complying with FAA and NTSB standards, and following all rules to ensure investigations run smoothly,” said attorney David Norton, who was hired by J. Alan Kent to handle the case.
We have no idea yet what happened.”
In last Tuesday’s game, the Houston Astros defeated the Boston Red Sox 9-2.
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