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Airplane Slides Off Taxiway At CVG Airport; No Injuries Reported

Posted at 10:59 AM, Jan 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-13 11:49:11-05

BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Authorities at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, also known as CVG Airport, said an airplane slid off a taxiway Sunday morning but no injuries were reported.

Airport officials said Delta flight 1708 from Las Vegas landed safely about 5:30 a.m. but left the pavement during ground transit toward the terminal.

Officials said 126 people, including crew members, were aboard the airplane at the time.

Authorities said all of the passengers were taken to the terminal via ground transportation.

Officials said an emergency was not declared because of the incident and that the airport remains operational.

It was not immediately clear what caused the aircraft to leave the pavement.