An American Airlines regional jet skidded off a runway in the Bahamas on Saturday,
According to WSVN.com, American Eagle Flight AA4194 suffered a “runway excursion” as it landed on Runway 06 of Grand Bahama Airport in Freeport at just after 12:30 p.m. local time.
An American Eagle plane crash landed in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Saturday after it reportedly overran the runway.
Reports say that 28 people were onboard the flight, which was arriving from Miami at around noon, but there were no injuries to passengers or crew. pic.twitter.com/XYOMDRSgdo
— Tribune242 (@Tribune242) October 24, 2020
American Eagle flight AA4194, an Embraer ERJ-145LR, registration N674RJ, flight from Miami (MIA/KMIA) to Freeport (FPO/MYGF), Bahamas, suffered a runway excursion after landing on runway 06 at Freeport
– Photos: Bahamas AAIA pic.twitter.com/Hu8o74Fz5A
— Vuelos y Viajes (@flyezequiel) October 25, 2020
The Envoy Air Embraer ERJ-145LR was operated by American Eagle service as it flew from Miami International Airport to the Bahamas with 25 passengers and three crew members on board.
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An American Airlines spokesperson told WSVN the aircraft experienced trouble with the main landing gear, but everyone on the flight was able to disembark safely and no serious injuries were reported.
As a result of the incident, all of the plane’s subsequent flights were canceled so repairs and a safety inspection could be conducted.
Earlier this month, a United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport after the aircraft flew through a hailstorm and its windshield cracked.
During the summer, an Alaska Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger threatened to kill everyone on board before being subdued by other travelers.
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