Nobody hurt when small plane slides off Sacramento runway

Flights are running on time again at Sacramento International Airport following delays caused when a private plane slid off a runway.

Airport spokeswoman Laurie Slothower says no injuries were reported in the accident Friday.

One of the airport's two runways was closed for a time — causing more than a dozen flights to be either delayed or diverted.

The Sacramento Bee says the Aerostar plane slid into grass beside the landing strip. The plane had to be towed away.


Information from: The Sacramento Bee,