Plane Skids Down Runway at Burbank Airport Amid Rainy Weather

Southwest Airlines Flight 278 slid to the end of the runway during landing in heavy rain at Hollywood Burbank Airport (Bob Hope Airport) on December 6 and was evacuated.

The FAA said the plane “rolled off the end of Runway 8 while landing at [Hollywood Burbank Airport] in Burbank, CA, and came to rest in the Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS).” The airport tweeted: “Runway 8/26 has been closed due to the incident. Runway 15/33 remains operational.”

No injuries or fatalities were reported at he time of writing.

This footage was shot by passenger Klaus Endrissat after the plane had been evacuated.

One Instagram user posted a photo from the tarmac and said: “We are alive. The plane was a few feet from plowing thru the barrier and taking out numerous cars. Crazy stuff.” Credit: Klaus Endrissat via Storyful