NAPLES, Fla. (WWSB) – As of Saturday morning, all southbound lanes of I-75 close to the location of a aircraft crash in Naples are closed.
In response to the Collier County Sheriff’s Workplace, southbound I-75 close to mile marker 105 and mile marker 111 are closed for investigation and cleanup.
All northbound lanes reopened Friday evening.
A two-engine enterprise jet carrying 5 individuals from Naples to Fort Lauderdale crashed whereas attempting to make a compelled touchdown on I-75 Friday afternoon, resulting from engine failure.
In response to the FlightAware plane monitoring web site, the aircraft was operated by Hop-a-Jet Worldwide Constitution primarily based in Fort Lauderdale. It took off from an airport at Ohio State College in Columbus, Ohio, at about 1:02 p.m. and was scheduled to land at Naples Airport at 3:12 p.m. After that, the plane was scheduled to fly to Fort Lauderdale.
The FAA confirms 5 individuals had been on board the aircraft however firefighters have confirmed that solely three managed to flee the aircraft earlier than it caught fireplace. Two individuals are confirmed lifeless.
– Data from The Related Press was used on this report.
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