Over 20 people escaped a fiery jet crash in Texas without any serious injuries

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A McDonnell Douglas MD-87 crashed in Texas Tuesday morning. All 21 people on board evacuated safely, the FAA said. ABC 13
  • A plane carrying more than 20 people crashed in a fiery wreck in Texas on Tuesday morning.

  • Miraculously, everyone on board survived, escaping without any serious injuries, officials said. 

  • The McDonnell Douglas MD-87 aircraft crashed while taking off from Houston Executive Airport, the FAA said.

A plane carrying more than 20 people crashed in a fiery wreck in Texas on Tuesday - and miraculously everyone on board survived, escaping without any serious injuries, officials said. 

The McDonnell Douglas MD-87 aircraft crashed while taking off from Houston Executive Airport in Waller County shortly after 10 a.m., the Federal Aviation Administration told Insider. 

The plane rolled through a fence and caught fire in a field while attempting to depart from the airport, the FAA said. 

Twenty-one people were aboard the plane and all of them "evacuated safely," according to the agency. 

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Two people were hospitalized, local station KTRK-TV reported, citing Waller County Sheriff Troy Guidry. 

Waller County Judge Trey Duhon said on Facebook: "The information we have at this time indicates that the plane did not attain altitude at the end of the runway and went across Morton Road, coming to a rest in the field just north of the airport, where it caught on fire."

Duhon added that there was one injured passenger "reporting back pain."

The plane was headed to Boston for the American League Championship Series games, according to KTRK-TV. 

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash. 

This story is developing. Please check back for updates.

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