A Shanghai Airlines passenger plane slid off the icy taxiway at Urumqi Diwobao International Airport in Xinjiang just before take-off. Photo: Weibo

Two planes skid off icy airport runway in western China, airline staff removed

No one was hurt in the incidents that occurred 40 minutes apart, but a Shanghai Airlines manager lost his job

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A Shanghai Airlines passenger plane slid off the icy taxiway at Urumqi Diwobao International Airport in Xinjiang just before take-off. Photo: Weibo
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Alice Yan

Alice Yan

Alice Yan is a Shanghai-based social and medical news reporter. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has degrees in economics and public administration. Her Twitter account is @TingYanalice