A Miami Air International Boeing 737 jet flying US military members from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Jacksonville with 136 passengers and seven aircrews on board slid off the runway into the St. Johns River Friday night.
Miami Air International is a U.S. charter airline based in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. It operates worldwide passenger charter flights for diverse groups including cruise operators, professional sports teams and the United States military. It is based in Miami International Airport.
Miami Air’s customers include incentive groups, sports teams, Fortune 500 companies, major cruise lines, entertainers, political candidates and the United States government. Under the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program, Miami Air is contracted by the United States Air Force Air Mobility Command (USAF AMC) for transporting troops and cargo.
Guantanamo Bay in Cuba is operated by the U.S. military and not accessible for regular tourists