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Plane veers off runway in Washington airport

English.news.cn   2013-06-25 06:26:21            

A plane of Delta airlines lands beside the company's another plane that veered off runway earlier at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, capital of the United States, June 24, 2013. The Delta MD-90 passenger jet on Monday veered off runway while taking off at the airport and got stuck in mud. No casualties were reported. (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Xinhua) -- A passenger jet on Monday veered off runway in Washington's Reagan National Airport and got stuck in mud. There's no report of injuries.

According to airport officials, the plane veered off runway leaving Reagan National Airport on Monday afternoon, and its landing gear on the right side got stuck in the mud. The plane was Delta flight 1763, an MD-90.

Chris Paolino, an airport spokesman said the passengers have been off-loaded and crews are working to move the plane's wheels, and there were no reports of injuries

He said there are no reported flight delays because of the incident, and the airport's main runway is clear and operating normally.

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