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Fri Feb 22, 2013, 11:59 AM

No injuries reported after United plane slides off runway at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Source: ABC

CLEVELAND - No one was hurt after an airplane slid off of the runway at Hopkins International Airport Friday morning.

United Flight 1639, a Boeing 737, was inbound from Fort Lauderdale when it landed and slid off of runway 6L and onto the grass around 10:45 a.m., according to Hopkins Airport and the FAA.

Passengers are deplaning and waiting for buses to be transported to the airport terminal.

Read more: http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/local_news/cleveland_metro/United-plane-slides-off-runway-at-Cleveland-Hopkins-International-Airport



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Bosonic Feb 2013 OP
onehandle Feb 2013 #1
uppityperson Feb 2013 #2
Ms. Toad Feb 2013 #6
Botany Feb 2013 #3
Ms. Toad Feb 2013 #5
valerief Feb 2013 #4
Auggie Feb 2013 #8
valerief Feb 2013 #11
Bucky Feb 2013 #7
TrogL Feb 2013 #10
jdadd Feb 2013 #9

Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:01 PM

1. 'Deplaning' sounds like a surgical procedure. nt

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:08 PM

2. Glad no one was hurt. It looks quite cold there.

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Response to uppityperson (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:52 PM

6. Not that cold -

The issue was that it was just cold enough that the drizzle that started after 4 AM turned into ice the moment it hit a cooler surface.

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:26 PM

3. Ohio is covered w/ ice

n/t

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Response to Botany (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:49 PM

5. I scraped 1/4" of ice of my car -

Which accumulated between 4 AM and 9 AM.

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Response to valerief (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 01:56 PM

8. Heated runways? But that would hurt quarterly profits for years!



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Response to Auggie (Reply #8)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 06:01 PM

11. What was I thinking! Can't take pennies out of billionaires' billions. nt

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:56 PM

7. Shame on Obama for letting this happen.

This just shows that global warming is bogus and socialism is the cause of it.

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Response to Bucky (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 03:52 PM

10. Oprah should do something

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 02:38 PM

9. Southerners just can't drive on snow and ice....

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