VIDEO. In Texas, civilian plane crashes on takeoff with 21 people on board, who miraculously survive

the essential “All the people on board the plane, the 10 passengers and three members of the ‘crew, survived, “said Sgt. Stephen Woodard of the Texas Department of Public Safety at a press conference.

A plane carrying 21 people crashed on take-off Tuesday near Houston, Texas, with all passengers and crew managing to extricate themselves the device before it caught fire, firefighters and local authorities reported.

“Everyone on the plane, the 18 passengers and three crew members survived,” said Sergeant Stephen. Woodard of the Texas Department of Public Safety at a press conference.

The accident happened shortly after 00 H 00 local. The plane, a McDonnell Douglas twin-engine bound for Boston, caught fire and was almost completely destroyed by the fire, impressive footage released by emergency services shows.

ud 83 c uddfa ud 83 c uddf8 | McDonnell Douglas MD – 87 plane crashed in Waller County, Texas with 19 people on board, all survived, only one person was injured. pic.twitter.com/BQuekRSnZQ

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A slight injury is only to be deplored, according to Trey Duhon, a local official.

The passengers managed to extricate themselves from the aircraft, said Tim Gibson, director of local emergency services.

“They were stunned, very stunned”, he added, stressing that the accident had known “the best possible outcome”.

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