Plane slides off runway at O'Hare airport; hundreds of flights canceled

  • Paul Valade/pvalade@dailyherald.comSnow-packed roads and car crashes left for long delay along Route 14 in Cary and Fox River Grove Monday morning.

    Paul Valade/pvalade@dailyherald.comSnow-packed roads and car crashes left for long delay along Route 14 in Cary and Fox River Grove Monday morning.

 
Daily Herald staff report
Updated 11/11/2019 2:22 PM

One plane trying to land this morning at O'Hare International Airport slid off the runway.

None of the 38 passengers and three crew members aboard an Envoy Air flight from Greensboro, North Carolina, were hurt when the plane slid off the runway at about 7:45 a.m. Monday.More than 800 flights have been canceled at O'Hare today.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

More than 90 flights have been canceled at Midway Airport.

The forecast calls for more snow today, with showers ending this evening.

Accumulations of two to six inches are possible, especially in the northern suburbs.

Wind gusts up to 30 mph could create some blowing and drifting snow and create hazardous driving conditions.

• The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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