"Plane just crashed. But we are ok," one apparent passenger, Dennis Fee, posted on Facebook, followed by a photo of passengers fleeing a US Airways jet that appeared intact but whose nose was in contact with the ground.
Flight 1702 was taking off en route to
Further details about the accident were not immediately available. Airport officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The jet was carrying 149 passengers and five crew members, Hooks said.
One of those apparent passengers posted a photo of a smoking jet on the tarmac, followed by a highly unusual selfie.