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TravelSouthwest Flight Slides Off Runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport

23:30  06 december  2018
23:30  06 december  2018 Source:   travelpulse.com

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A Southwest plane slid off the runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport on Thursday but came to a stop and no one was injured, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The flight rolled off the end of the runway in Los Angeles County while landing at about 9 a.m. PT (12 p.m. ET)

Hollywood Burbank Airport , legally Bob Hope Airport (IATA: BUR, ICAO: KBUR, FAA LID: BUR) is a public airport 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of downtown Burbank , in Los Angeles County, California.

A Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Oakland slid off of the runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport north of Los Angeles amid heavy rain Thursday morning.

The low-cost airline confirmed the incident, which occurred around 9:05 a.m. PT. No injuries were reported.

Southwest Flight Slides Off Runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport© Southwest Airlines PHOTO: Southwest Boeing 737 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. (photo courtesy of Southwest Airlines)

"Southwest Flight 278 from OAK to BUR landed safely and rolled to a stop at the end of a runway. Customers deplaned the aircraft via air stairs, with no reported injuries among the 112 customers and five crew members," the carrier said in a statement.

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Another flight from the archives this time took a flight down to Hollywood Burbank Airport on a winter afternoon in Dec 2014. (The airport has been

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Citing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokesman Ian Gregor, CNN reported the Boeing 737-700 came to a stop after hitting a barrier designed to catch aircraft that leave the runway.

"The weather was bad and we had a rough descent. We touched down pretty hard but wasn't really alarming until I saw the barrier getting closer and closer." passenger Pete Nicks told SFGate.com. "I thought we were going to impact the barrier for sure. But the plane just stopped feet from the barrier. Just beyond the barrier were several cars that would have been taken out."

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TBI Airport Management is the private operator of the Hollywood Burbank Airport . TBI employment requires authorization to work in the U.S. as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, and the ability to pass an employer background check and TSA background check.

Hollywood Burbank Airport - BUR, Burbank , CA. 23,491 likes · 1,191 talking about this · 573,501 were here. This is the official page of Hollywood Burbank Spotted at Burbank Bob Hope Airport last week: Southwest Airlines' new livery taking off right before the rainstorm.

The airport remained open Thursday despite the runway closure, however, officials warned that some flights were canceled or delayed as a result of the incident.

According to flight-tracking website FlightAware.com, Hollywood Burbank Airport had experienced 35 flight cancellations and 27 delays as of 12:30 p.m. PT Thursday.

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