Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Embraer EMB-135BJ Legacy, N679MS, ExcelAire LLC: Incident occurred October 10, 2017 at Long Island MacArthur Airport (KISP), Ronkonkoma, Suffolk County, New York

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Farmingdale, New York

Aircraft on taxi, went off the runway into the grass.

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Date: 10-OCT-17
Time: 08:30:00Z
Regis#: N679MS
Aircraft Make: EMBRAER
Aircraft Model: EMB135
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: COMMUTER
Flight Phase: TAXI (TXI)
Aircraft Operator: EXCELAIRE
Flight Number: XLS972

No one was injured when a Legacy corporate jet with nine aboard, including crew, rolled off a taxiway Tuesday morning at Long Island MacArthur Airport, ending up stuck in a sodden patch of an adjacent grassy area, an official said. 

The incident occurred at about 5:30 a.m. on a taxiway in the southeast corner of the Ronkonkoma airport, near Runway 10-28 and Runway 33. 

Original article can be found here ➤ 

RONKONKOMA - News 12 has learned a plane went off a runway this morning at MacArthur Airport. 

Chopper 12 was over the Ronkonkoma airport after the 5:30 a.m. corporate jet was taxiing to takeoff.

The FAA is investigating why the plane ended up on grass.

None of the nine people on board were hurt.

No other flights were impacted

Story and video ➤

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