HORROR CRASH Moment survivors of fireball Florida plane crash that left two dead escape burning wreck as chilling audio revealed

 Horrific footage captured the moment three survivors fled the burning wreckage of a private jet that crashed on a Florida highway, killing two.

Crew member Sydney Ann Boseman, 27, and passengers Aaron Baker, 35, and Audra Green, 23, were seen narrowly escaping the fire Friday.

The plane crashed on Interstate 75 near Collier County, about 46 miles southeast of Naples, when the pilot attempted to make an emergency landing.

Pilot Edward Daniel Murphy, 50, and co-pilot Ian Frederick Hoffman, 65, were killed when the jet's engines failed and it exploded onto the road.

The heartbreaking video, recorded moments after the crash by passing motorist Kyle Cavaliere, shows the plane engulfed in flames and a heavy black plume of smoke billowing out.

Three people can be seen running away from the flames.

"Is there anyone else there?" Cavaliere screams and runs for help.

“Yes, yes our pilot,” a woman yells.

Asked if the pilots were alive, the frantic woman replied: “I don't know. I don't know anything else.”

Five people were on board the jet when it crashed and three survivors were taken to hospital, but their conditions are unknown. Harrowing audio of the final moments just before the disaster has emerged.

"Hop-a-Jet 823, both engines failed, emergency," one of the pilots can be heard calmly telling the airport controller.

“I'm making an emergency landing. We are ready to land but we are not going to build the runway. We've lost both engines."

After this the audio became completely silent.

The Bombardier Challenger 600 crashed at about 3:15 p.m. Just two hours after taking off from the airport at Ohio State University in Columbus.

Officials said it was trying to land at nearby Naples Airport when both of its engines failed.

Witnesses said it was attempting to land on the I-75 highway, but its wings collided with a car and dragged it before crashing into a wall, causing a fatal explosion.

Brianna Walker, 26, described the horror of watching the plane drag the car in front of her.

"It was a few seconds that separated us from the car in front," he said.

"The wing shattered this one car...the plane was a few inches above our heads. It made a hard right turn and slid across the highway."

Eyewitnesses said flames erupted from the plane and a huge explosion followed. He said, "It feels unreal, like a movie."

"There were seconds between us dying."

Investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.

The National Transportation Safety Board is asking the public to provide video from before the plane crashed to help determine the cause.

The devastated family of co-pilot Hoffman has called him a "hero."

"His final moments, talking calmly to ATC as he tried to rescue passengers and crew in an emergency situation with the loss of both engines at low altitude, we will always remember him," the family told Fox 4 in a statement. Will remember.” ,

"We know that our father died a hero, doing his best to save everyone on board. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time."


  1. Doesn't matter how good your pilots are; it's the maintenance crews that decide your fate. Any old monkey can fly a jetliner; according to a recent statement by the director of the FAA.


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