JetBlue Plane Skids Off Taxiway in Boston, No Injuries

JetBlue Plane Slides off the Taxiway at Boston's Logan Airport

A JetBlue Airbus A320 slid off a taxiway shortly after landing on Runway 27 at Boston's Logan Airport, at about 7:20 p.m. on Monday night, the FAA has reported.

"And, yeah, it started getting rough", said Steve Chisholm, of SC, who was traveling to Boston on Christmas Day aboard JetBlue Flight 50.

No one was injured in the incident, though passengers told WCVB they were concerned when they felt the plane sliding across the tarmac. "We just skidded on the ice".

"It could have been a lot worse", Brian Heacox told CBS Boston as he recalled the plane fishtailing "until we were looking at the runway that we had just pulled off".

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Terri Given, a passenger from Savannah said: "Once I realized we were going off the runway, I was like, 'uh-oh.' It was like you were going four-wheeling". Passengers were jostled, but none were hurt. They were then taken to the airport terminal by bus.

The Logan International Airport was temporarily closed due to extreme weather conditions on Christmas morning.

Crews worked to clear the runways at Logan Airport Christmas Day during the peak of the snowstorm.

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