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

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