British Airways jet overshoots Hanover runway

15th August 2005, Comments 0 comments

15 August 2005, HANOVER, GERMANY - A British Airways jet flying from Birmingham on Sunday overshot a runway at Germany's Hanover airport coming to a halt on a grassy area 200 metres from the end of the tarmac.

15 August 2005

HANOVER, GERMANY - A British Airways jet flying from Birmingham on Sunday overshot a runway at Germany's Hanover airport coming to a halt on a grassy area 200 metres from the end of the tarmac.

None of the plane's 45 passengers and four crew were injured in the incident, an airport spokesperson said.

The cause of the incident was not confirmed but rain in the airport vicinity may have contributed.

DPA

Subject: German news

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