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Plane slides off runway at icy, snowy Columbia airport

Posted at 7:05 PM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-11 20:05:06-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An American Airlines plane slid off the runway at Columbia Regional Airport on Friday afternoon.

According to KOMU-TV, it happened just after 2 p.m.

A passenger tells 41 Action News the plane tried to turn after landing, but failed to make the turn. The passenger says the plane then abruptly stopped in the grass.

The flight just arrived from Dallas when it slid off the runway. No one was hurt.

KOMU reports 80 passengers were evacuated from the flight.