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Two dead after jet runs out of South Carolina job

The first reactions of surround a jet ran down the runway at Greenville Downtown Airport Thursday.

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Authorities in South Carolina said that two people were killed Thursday in a medium-sized jet ran off the runway and split in two.

Greenville Downtown Airport Director Joe Frasher told Fox Carolina that the plane landed, but could not come to a stop on the runway. Frasher said the plane rolled off an embankment and crashed into a fence at the edge of a road.

Frasher said that four people, two pilots and two passengers — were on board. The victims were not identified.

Officials told Fox Carolina that three of the jet were transported to a local hospital, but the fourth was trapped in the plane. The person’s condition was not immediately clear.

Greenville police Chief Ken Miller asked drivers to avoid the area because the jet was leaking fuel.

The Dassault-Breguet Falcon 50 was registered Delaware corporation to Global Aircraft Acquisitions.

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