WestJet plane slides off runway in Canada amid winter weather conditions

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WestJet plane slides off runway in Canada amid winter weather conditions

A WestJet plane slid off the runway after a normal landing in Nova Scotia, Canada, on Sunday morning amid snowy conditions. None of the 172 passengers nor seven crew members were injured.

“WestJet flight 248 from Toronto to Halifax experienced an incident yesterday morning when it departed the end of the runway after landing normally,” WestJet spokesperson Morgan Bell told USA TODAY in a statement. The airline worked with the Halifax Stanfield International Airport authority to deplane guests and crew from the aircraft using stairs. USA TODAY has reached out to Halifax Stanfield International Airport for more information.

“WestJet apologizes to our guests for this experience and worked directly with them to ensure their comfort during the situation, including providing water service while awaiting the arrival of the airstairs,” Bell continued. “Any guests who required hotel/meal/reaccommodation were also provided this as soon as possible.”