Southwest jet skids off the end of a wet runway while coming into land in Burbank

Mail Online | 12/6/2018 | James Gordon For Dailymail.com
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A Southwest Airlines flight skidded off the runway on Thursday morning at Hollywood Burbank Airport, setting off a domino effect of flight delays and cancellations.

Southwest Flight 278, which departed from Oakland ended up rolling off the end of the runway.

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No injuries were reported among the 112 passengers and five crew members on board, the airline said.

The Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS) was used to stop the plane, the FAA said.

EMAS - Planes - Runways - FAA - Website

EMAS is designed to safely stop planes that overshoot runways, according to the FAA's website.

It was unknown if rain was a factor in the incident.

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Fortunately, nobody was injured but passengers said it was more shocking once they got off the plane and saw where the aircraft ended up.

'They said the breaking would be hard. The landing was aggressive and it was scary but it wasn't too bad,' said one man to Fox LA. 'But there was this big bump at the end. And we didn't know what happened until there was mud and grass coming down the windows and we were at the end of the runway very close to where the end of the strip, where the street is.'

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