American Airlines flight skids off runway at Idaho airport
BOISE, Idaho - An American Airlines flight from Texas caused panic on board after the plane skidded off the runway during its landing in Idaho.
The airline said flight 2990 was arriving from Dallas-Fort Worth Monday night when it "crossed onto a gravel surface adjacent to the taxiway while taxiing toward the terminal" at Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field.
"Customers deplaned via air stairs and were bussed to the terminal.," the company said in a statement to FOX Television Stations. "We never want to disrupt our customers’ travel plans and apologize for the inconvenience."
No injuries were reported.
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The aircraft was a Boeing 737 with 168 passengers and six crew members on board.
The plane is currently out of service and will undergo a full inspection by the company’s maintenance team.
The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed to FOX Television Stations it is also investigating.
This story was reported from Los Angeles.