Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:59 PM
Bosonic (3,746 posts)
No injuries reported after United plane slides off runway at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
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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Response to uppityperson (Reply #2)
Fri Feb 22, 2013, 01:52 PM
Ms. Toad (13,333 posts)
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.