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Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas skids off taxiway in Baltimore

Posted at 6:19 AM, Dec 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-17 15:23:22-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A Spirit Airlines flight skidded off the taxiway in Baltimore, Maryland, according to Scripps station ABC 7 in Washington D.C.

The plane took off from Las Vegas earlier this morning.

First responders are helping passengers to get off the plane that's now got its front wheels stuck in the mud.

No injuries have been reported.

Spirit Airlines shared the following statement with 13 Action News:

After safely landing and entering the taxiway this morning, the nose wheel of Spirit Airlines flight 696 slowly slid onto the grass while turning a corner and taxiing to the gate. All 111 Guests and Team Members are safe and were transported by bus to the terminal.

Editor's note: This story originally said the plane skid off the runway and has been corrected to reflect the plane slid off the taxiway.