Small jet leaves runway after landing at Chicago airport, no one hurt

Reuters

CHICAGO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - A small jet landing at Chicago'sO'Hare International Airport on Wednesday morning went off therunway as it was turning and went into the grass, according tothe Federal Aviation Administration and an airport spokeswoman

No injuries were reported, according to Chicago Departmentof Aviation spokeswoman Karen Pride.

"It landed safely, as it was making the turn onto a taxiway,the front end went into the grass," said Pride.

The Embraer 170 jet coming from New Orleans was in theprocess of turning when the incident occurred at 8:55 a.m. CT(14:55 GMT), according to FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Cory. Itsnose gear and left side gear went into the grass, which had beensoftened by rain, Cory said.

"They're going to deplane on the runway," said Cory.

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