Plane Slides Off Runway At Columbia Airport

An American Airlines plane slid off the runway at Columbia Regional Airport around 2:33 this afternoon. [Friday]

The plane was inbound from Dallas Fort Worth, and landed safely. While exiting the main runway, the front gear left the pavement and the aircraft became stuck.

None of the 80 passengers were injured in the incident.

The FAA has been notified.

The airport is currently closed to all inbound and outbound traffic.

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