Officials: Private Plane Skids Off Runway At Northeast Philadelphia Airport


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Officials are investigating what caused a plane to skid off the runway in Northeast Philadelphia.

The incident occurred Wednesday afternoon at the Northeast Philadelphia Airport, located at 9800 Ashton Road.

According to authorities, a private, single-engine airplane skidded 50 feet off the runway into grass.

Officials say the airport was closed for a short amount of time as a precaution, but has since reopened.

No injuries have been reported.

The incident is under investigation.

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