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In pictures: Miracle as Boeing 737 skids into a river during a lightning storm

A Boeing 737 passenger plane carrying 143 people made a rough landing in a lightning storm and skidded off the runway into a river on Saturday in Florida.

In pictures: Miracle as Boeing 737 skids into a river during a lightning storm
A Boeing 737 slid off a runway into a river after crash-landing at a Florida naval air station Friday
In pictures: Miracle as Boeing 737 skids into a river during a lightning storm
The plane carrying 143 people including crew from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba ended in shallow water next to the air station in Jacksonville, with all passengers safely evacuated.
In pictures: Miracle as Boeing 737 skids into a river during a lightning storm
Twenty-one adults were taken to local hospitals, but none were critically injured.
In pictures: Miracle as Boeing 737 skids into a river during a lightning storm
Others were treated for minor injuries at the scene.
In pictures: Miracle as Boeing 737 skids into a river during a lightning storm
Navy security and emergency response personnel including some 90 firefighters attended the scene.