United Boeing 737 Slides Off End of Runway 4R in Snowstorm at O’Hare, Chicago

Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:45 AM Saturday January 19, 2019 to a report of an aircraft that slid off 41.970770, -87.879014 (Runway 4R O’hare International Airport Chicago, Il). Police, airport personnel and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a United Airlines Boeing 737 slid off Runway 4R at the northeast end of the runway.

A Chicago Fire Deputy District Chief reported at 12:04 p.m. that there are no injuries, and that fire companies from Squad 7, Portable Stairway Unite 6-3-5 and Engine 10 helping passenger deplane. The aircraft is on the snow-covered grass at the airfield.

Chicago Fire Department report they transferred 123 passengers off of the aircraft and back at the terminal by 12:33 p.m. The six flight crew members remained on the aircraft where they were being debriefed after the incident.

The United Airlines flight was Flight #656 from Phoenix.

As of early Saturday afternoon, more than 900 flights were canceled at Chicago area airports.

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Video from Facebook.com/studiohotrods with Harry Nicodem and Phil, showing the inside of the aircraft and de-planing on Chicago Fire Department portable stairs after Boeing 737 slid off the runway. Studio Hot Rods is based in Richmond, Illinois.

United Boeing 737 off Runway in snowstorm at O'Hare January 19, 2019
United Boeing 737 off Runway in snowstorm at O’Hare January 19, 2019.

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