Plane slides off runway at O’Hare


CHICAGO (WEHT/ABC) – It was a scary morning for some at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport when a plane slid off the runway.

A passenger took video of it happening.

After the American Airlines plane landed, it started turning off the runway, hit some ice, and slid off instead.

The plane was inbound from North Carolina.

The Federal Aviation Administration said some of the plane’s landing gear collapsed.

No one was hurt.

The snow and wind bearing down on Chicago is bad news for other travelers too.

Hundreds of flights at O’Hare and Midway, including some coming into Evansville Regional Airport, were cancelled.

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(This story was originally published on November 11, 2019)

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