A passenger plane skidded off the runway in Vilnius: the airport is temporarily closed – Respublika.lt

A passenger plane skidded off the runway in Vilnius: the airport is temporarily closed – Respublika.lt
A passenger plane skidded off the runway in Vilnius: the airport is temporarily closed – Respublika.lt
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On Saturday, the aircraft that landed at the Vilnius airport skidded off the runway.

On Saturday, the aircraft that landed at the Vilnius airport skidded off the runway.

As reported by Vilnius Airport, today around 2:20 p.m. The “Avion Express” aircraft, which landed at the Vilnius airport on a chartered flight from Milan, skidded off the runway.

According to initial data, there were 179 passengers and 6 crew members on the aircraft, the crew of the aircraft informed the airport authorities that no one was injured and the aircraft taxied to the parking lot on the platform, where the passengers were disembarked. The circumstances and causes of the incident are being investigated.

In order to assess the impact of the incident on the runway equipment, inspections are currently underway, so the airport is closed to all flights until 17:40.

It is reported that return flights will be directed to Kaunas and Palanga airports.

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