Icy conditions lead to plane slide off, flight cancellations at Kansas City airport
----- A Delta Air Lines plane has slid off a taxiway amid icy conditions Friday at the Kansas City International Airport. KMBC reports the plane slid off a taxiway while preparing to takeoff. There are no reports of injuries. According to KMBC, crews are now working to clear the passengers from the plane, and remove the plane from the taxiway. Officials have closed the airfield and airport due to ongoing freezing rain. Crews are treating surfaces.
#BREAKING: ALL FLIGHTS FROM NASHVILLE into @KCIAirport are cancelled! #Nashville fans trying to get to #KC for the #afcChampionship will have their trip cut short �� #KansasCity#KCI#FLYKCI#BNA#CHIEFSKINGDOM Live look at all #Titans fans in the airport right now: @KCTV5pic.twitter.com/GrqpOVP4Yg— Joe Chiodo (@JoeChiodo) January 17, 2020
Here’s the plane. Buses are coming to get the passengers pic.twitter.com/LlymJcxKQZ— Michael Gant (@TheMichaelGant) January 17, 2020