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Airplane skids off runway; no injuries

January 23, 2019

A Delta flight skidded off the runway at Fort Wayne International Airport on Tuesday night while it was taxiing onto the runway.

No injuries were reported, said Scott Hinderman, executive director of the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority. The slide-off occurred about 6:30 p.m., he said, when the nose wheel of the CRJ-200 jet went onto the shoulder of the runway.

All 51 people aboard the flight that was headed for Atlanta got off the plane and were waiting in the terminal two hours later to find flight plans, Hinderman said.

Huntington school bus struck by car

A crash Tuesday morning between a Huntington school bus and a car sent the driver of the car to a hospital, but no students or the bus driver were hurt, according to a news release from the Huntington County Community School Corp.

About 7 a.m. Tuesday, the bus with one driver and two students on board was traveling north on Etna Avenue when a car traveling south lost control, crossed the center line and hit the front of the bus, the news release said.

The car’s driver was taken to a hospital by ambulance, but the condition of the driver was unknown, the release said. 

The crash is under investigation.

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