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Plane Slids Off Runway (Chicago)

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Jetliner slides off runway at Midway Airport by 55th St. and Central Ave..

By Jason George

Tribune staff reporter

Published December 8, 2005, 8:08 PM CST

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 attempting to land at Midway Airport Thursday slid off a runway, broke through a barrier fence and landed in the middle of the street at 55th and Central Avenue.

No one was injured in the accident, according to Larry Langford, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman.

The plane, flight 1248 from Baltimore, was landing about 7 p.m, according to fire and police reports.

There were more than 90 passengers aboard, Langford said.

They were evacuated and being loaded onto buses, Langford said

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-051208midway,0,5112610.story?coll=chi-newsbreaking-hed

pictures from www.cnn.com

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