Delta plane skids off runway at Raleigh-Durham Airport – FOX13 News Memphis

MORRISVILLE, North Carolina — A Delta Air Lines jet skidded off a runway at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in freezing conditions Friday night, shutting the airfield down for about an hour.

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Delta Flight 5501 landed safely around 9 p.m. EST after arriving from Washington, D.C., but as it taxied toward the North Carolina airport gate, it rolled through mud, WTVD reported- TV.

“The 13 customers on the flight disembarked safely. We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience caused,” a Delta spokesperson said in a statement.

The 19 passengers on board the plane were uninjured, WTVD reported.

Airport officials said the runway reopened shortly before 10:30 p.m. EST, allowing flights to resume landing and departing the airport, according to the broadcaster.

The plane was towed from the area just before 7 a.m. EST Saturday, WRAL-TV reported.

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