SD: Allegiant Air Plane Skids Off Snowy Runway

April 9, 2018

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- No one was hurt when an Allegiant Air passenger jet skidded off a snowy runway in South Dakota. Allegiant spokeswoman Krysta Levy says Flight 456 carrying 155 passengers and six crew members from Las Vegas touched down at Sioux Falls Regional Airport just before noon Sunday.

CBS affiliate KELO-TV reports that heavy snow and crosswinds caused the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 to slide 20 feet off the runway.

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