Southwest Airlines flight overruns runway in Burbank


A Southwest Airlines flight overran the runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport in California on Thursday, the airline said.

Hollywood Burbank Airport remains open. All Terminal B gates remain open and Terminal A Gates A1-A5 remain open. Runway 8/26 has been closed due to the incident. Runway 15/33 remains operational. Please check your flight status with your airline


The plane rolled onto an airport safety feature, known as the Engineered Materials Arresting System, lightweight blocks that planes can slice through to stop their slide.

A Boeing 737 carrying then-vice presidential nominee Mike Pence overran the runway at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and into the so-called EMAS in October 2016.

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