Plane overshoots runway in snowstorm at La Guardia

(AGI) New York, Mar 5 - A Delta Airlines plane from Atlantaovershot the runway while landing at New York's La Guardiaairport during a snowstorm on Thursday. The MD-80, whichcrashed into a barrier, had 130 people on board (125 passengersand 5 crew), all of whom were safely disembarked. U.S. TVbroadast images of the snowy runway and the plane up againstthe barrier, apparently with a damaged wing and leaking fuel.Dozens of ambulances were summoned, but first impressions werethat nobody had been hurt. Pictures of passengers disembarkingthe aircraft were also aired. La Guardia airport

(AGI) New York, Mar 5 - A Delta Airlines plane from Atlantaovershot the runway while landing at New York's La Guardiaairport during a snowstorm on Thursday. The MD-80, whichcrashed into a barrier, had 130 people on board (125 passengersand 5 crew), all of whom were safely disembarked. U.S. TVbroadast images of the snowy runway and the plane up againstthe barrier, apparently with a damaged wing and leaking fuel.Dozens of ambulances were summoned, but first impressions werethat nobody had been hurt. Pictures of passengers disembarkingthe aircraft were also aired. La Guardia airport will remainclosed until 7:00 p.m. (01:00 a.m. CET). Ced