WATCH LIVE: Crews to hoist Boeing 737 onto Reynolds Industrial Park
No one was seriously hurt Friday night when a jet carrying 143 people slid off the runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and into the St. Johns River, authorities said.
The plane remained partially submerged until Tuesday, when cranes positioned on two barges lifted the aircraft and a third barge moved into position underneath it.
The barge carrying the plane made its way south on the river Wednesday to a secure location in Green Cove Springs.
Cranes will again hoist the plane Thursday, lifting it to shore at Reynolds Industrial Park where it will be inspected by National Transportation Safety Board investigators before its scrapped.
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