BURBANK, Calif. (FOX 11) - A Southwest Airlines flight skidded off the runway Thursday morning at the Hollywood Burbank Airport, setting off a domino effect of flight delays and cancellations.
Southwest Flight 278, which departed from Oakland, rolled off the end of runway eight shortly after 9 a.m., the FAA said in a statement.
#FAA Statement: Shortly after 9:05 a.m PT today, @SouthwestAir Flight 278 rolled off the end of Runway 8 while landing at @fly_BUR Airport in #Burbank, CA, and came to rest in the Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS). This information is preliminary and may change.— The FAA (@FAANews) December 6, 2018
No injuries were reported among the 112 passengers and five crew members on board, the airline said.
It was unknown if rain was a factor in the incident.
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.— Hollywood Burbank ✈️ (@fly_BUR) December 6, 2018
Passenger Moe Storch tweeted the Southwest plane from Oakland to Burbank appeared to hydroplane after it landed on the wet runway.
The pilot "regained control and hit brakes hit, reverse thrust, just in time."
Another photo shows passengers deplaning by stairs.