Southwest Airlines flight overruns runway in Burbank

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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

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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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