A320 Slides Off Taxiway In Boston

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A JetBlue plane went off the taxiway at Boston's Logan Airport on Monday night after reportedly slipping on ice.

According to ABC News, an audio transcript revealed one of the pilots had told air traffic controllers, "Everything's fine. Everybody was applauding him at the end", said Chisholm.

Corbett says, despite the terror people felt as they plane slid off the pavement, everyone stayed calm. Taxiways are the "roads" that planes use to roll to and from runways. When told that emergency personnel would be responding, the pilot said, "We just need a tow". Passengers were jostled, but none were hurt. "Buses transported customers from the aircraft to the terminal".

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Earlier on Monday departures and arrivals were halted at Logan International for about an hour as snow reduced visibility to near zero, airport officials said.

"As a precaution, we are not departing or landing aircraft at the moment", airport officials said in a statement.

Winter Storm Ethan dumped at least three inches of snow on Boston, which saw its first White Christmas in 14 years. Massachusetts Department of Transportation said it had almost 2,000 crews out plowing snow.