Jet Slides Off Runway at Detroit Airport

No injuries reported


A Delta Air Lines Boeing 737 slid off a taxiway at Detroit Metropolitan Airport early this morning (Dec. 23).

No one was hurt in the incident, which comes as a major storm has moved across much of the nation during the height of the busy pre-Christmas travel schedule.

Just last Monday, another Delta aircraft—a Boeing 737-800—slid off a snowy taxiway at Wisconsin's Dane County Regional Airport.

Today's mishap involves Delta Flight 2283, which was bound for Atlanta before it slid off a taxiway and into a grassy area around 6:40 a.m. ET. Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant tells The Associated Press the aircraft may "may have hit some black ice."