Palermo's Airport Closed After Wind Jet Plane Misses Runway, AP Reports

Palermo’s airport will stay closed until at least tomorrow after a Wind Jet SpA aircraft landed off a runway, the Associated Press said, citing Loredana Rosati, a spokeswoman for Italy’s civil aviation authority.

Passengers on the flight from Rome were evacuated using emergency chutes following the Airbus 300’s landing late yesterday, the news agency said.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mike Harrison at mharrison5@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.