American Airlines Embraer E145 slid off runway at Rochester airport in New York

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On January 18, 2024, an American Airlines Embraer E145 aircraft slid off a runway while landing. at Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in New York. 

The aircraft, which had flown in from Philadelphia International Airport (PHX) as flight AA 5811, was attempting to taxi to the terminal when it began to slide, coming to a stop in snowy grass just off the runway.

There were 53 people onboard, and no one was injured.

Passengers deplaned from the aircraft and were transported to the terminal by bus.

Although the exact reason for the aircraft sliding is still not known, snow and freezing temperatures may have been a contributing factor. 

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating the incident. 

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