Small plane slides off Midway runway

March 10, 2009 2:34:05 PM PDT
No one was injured when a small plane slid off the runway at Midway Airport on Tuesday afternoon.Two pilots and a passenger were onboard the twin engine aircraft, which struck a grassy airway just off the runway and taxiway. It did not go past the area.

Runway 31 Center is closed until NTSB can arrive and investigate. Air traffic has been shifted to another runway.

NTSB has been notified. It's too early to determine a cause, or say if weather played a part in the accident.


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