United flight from Seattle slides off runway at Chicago O'Hare; no injuries reported

The Federal Aviation Administration says a flight from Seattle to Chicago slid off the runway at O'Hare International Airport.

Chicago Fire Department officials tell WBBM-TV ( ) that there were no injuries when the aircraft slid onto the grass.

The FAA says the slide-off happened at 7:55 a.m. Wednesday with United Flight 1977.

A fire department spokesman said the aircraft would be towed off the airfield.

The FAA says it's investigating.


Information from: WBBM-AM,