Lonely Planet Writer

United Express plane skids off runway at Buffalo airport

Buffalo Airport, New York.
Buffalo Airport, New York. Image by Brian Smith / CC BY 2.0

A United Express plane skidded off the runway at Buffalo Niagara International Airport in New York State on Sunday due to high winds. Investigations are currently being carried out by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Transportation Safety Board as to why the jet skidded around 300 ft off the tarmac and into the nearby grass. No passengers or crew were hurt but the incident was said to have been an alarming experience. Read more: travelmole.com