Greensboro to Chicago plane slides off icy runway at O'Hare

This morning, American Eagle Flight 4125 from Greensboro's Piedmont Triad International Airport slid off the runway after landing at Chicago's O'Hare. According to a passenger on the plane, the landing was their second attempt. After the first attempt, the plane went back up and circled for about 20 minutes. Upon the second attempt, passengers could feel that something was a little off, and then after they actually landed, they felt the plane go sideways and slide off the runway. FlightAware data confirmed that the plane was as low as 625 feet off the ground on it's first attempt to land before picking back up and circling.

Luckily, none of the 38 passengers or crew members were injured. According to USA Today, Airport officials sent a bus out to where the plane came to a stop, passengers were loaded onto the buses and taken safely back to the terminal.

Andrea Blanford from ABC 11 in Raleigh sent several tweets about the incident, including the moment when the plane skid off the runway. Caution: language (but can you blame them???)

We are so glad that everyone is fine.

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