IMMEDIATE RELEASE January
Aircraft Incident at Saskatoon Airport
Saskatoon, SK: At approximately 6:10 p.m. Thursday, January
9, 2014 an Air Canada Express flight #8588 arriving from Calgary landed
normally on Runway 09 and during the subsequent taxiing operation veered off
the end of the runway. The cause of the
incident is not immediately known; however, surface conditions were reported
safe and operational at the time of the incident.
and four crew members were on board at the time. No one was injured. A
Saskatoon Transit bus arrived quickly on the scene to transport passengers from
the aircraft to the Terminal.
“I was incredibly proud and impressed by the
seamless, collaborative and efficient response of our airport community,” commented
Saskatoon Airport Authority President and CEO Stephen Maybury.
The incident closed
one runway and normal operations resumed around midnight. The Transportation Safety Board is reviewing
further information contact:
Customer & Terminal Services