Jetliner misses runway at Jamaican airport

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

(CNN) -- An American Airlines plane overshot a runway Tuesday evening near Kingston, Jamaica, airport officials said.

Flight 331 was carrying 145 passengers plus 7 crew members and was going from Miami to Kingston, said Omar Lawrence, operations coordinator at Norman Manley International Airport.

There were no initial reports of casualties in the incident that happened at 10:22 p.m. All people on the plane had exited, Lawrence said.



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