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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – An airplane went off the runway at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Saturday.

According to Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, the aircraft had a malfunction with its front landing gear during takeoff.

Records show the plane is Gulfstream G-IV, a fixed wing multi-engine aircraft that was built in 1989. A total of 14 people were on board the plane, authorities said.

Included among those 14 people was boxer Gervonta Davis, who posted video of the close call on Instagram.

One person suffered minor injuries but did not require a visit to the hospital.

It is not known where the plane was heading or whether other arrangements have been made for the passengers.