An American Airlines plane from Philadelphia skidded off the runway upon landing at New York’s Frederick Douglass Airport, with 53 people on board. According to officials, the incident occurred at around 4 p.m. due to snowy airfield conditions. The plane left the taxiway as it was heading to the terminal. Fortunately, no one was hurt, and all passengers safely deplaned and were transported to the terminal by bus.
Following the incident, the aircraft has been taken out of service for a full inspection. American Airlines issued an apology to its customers, emphasizing that safety is their top priority. The airline also stated that they are conducting a thorough investigation.
This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of safety protocols during adverse weather conditions. It highlights the need for vigilance and precautionary measures to ensure the well-being of passengers and crew. The airline’s swift response in addressing the situation and prioritizing customer safety is commendable.
– American Airlines plane skidded off the runway at Frederick Douglass Airport in New York
– 53 people were on board at the time
– The plane left the taxiway and headed to the terminal due to snowy conditions
– The plane has been taken out of service for inspection
– No one was hurt and all passengers were safely transported to the terminal