Private jet skids into Croatan Sound
A private jet with seven people on board went into the Croatan Sound Friday morning while landing at the Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo, authorities said.Posted — Updated
The chartered Citation from Tampa, Fla., was carrying two pilots and five passengers when it ran off the runway and into the water at about 8:30 a.m., authorities said.
Everyone was able to get out of the jet, and five people were taken to Outer Banks Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Coast Guard was assisting with the plane, which remains in the water, and local authorities notified the National Transportation Safety Board of the incident.
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