Ethiopian Airlines plane slides off runway at Uganda airport

An Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane has slid off the runway at the Entebbe International Airport in Uganda.

According to officials from Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority, the Boeing aircraft was carrying about 139 passengers when the incident occurred this week. All passengers were safely removed from the aircraft.

Ethiopian Airlines officials say the Boeing aircraft was not damaged and would be towed. An alternative flight was arranged for the passengers, who were heading to Addis Ababa. […] CONTINUE READING