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Southwest jet slides off runway, no injuries reported

Emergency landings happen daily for U.S. scheduled airlines and no media reports them all, but this incident is a little more unusual. A Southwest 737, landing at Chicago Midway after a flight from Denver, skidded off a runway when it hit a muddy patch in a heavy rainstorm. All passengers and crew evacuated safely and there were no injuries reported. Check the 'Net for updates.

Southwest jet slides off runway, no injuries reported

Emergency landings happen daily for U.S. scheduled airlines and no media reports them all, but this incident is a little more unusual. A Southwest 737, landing at Chicago Midway after a flight from Denver, skidded off a runway when it hit a muddy patch in a heavy rainstorm. All passengers and crew evacuated safely and there were no injuries reported. Check the 'Net for updates.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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