The China Eastern Airlines flight from Nanjing slid off the runway. Photo: Handout The China Eastern Airlines flight from Nanjing slid off the runway. Photo: Handout
The China Eastern Airlines flight from Nanjing slid off the runway. Photo: Handout

China Eastern plane slides off runway after landing at Hong Kong International Airport in downpour

Aircraft arriving from Nanjing veered off tarmac and came to stop on grass, closing north runway for almost two hours; bad weather affected about 700 flights

Topic |   Hong Kong aviation
The China Eastern Airlines flight from Nanjing slid off the runway. Photo: Handout The China Eastern Airlines flight from Nanjing slid off the runway. Photo: Handout
The China Eastern Airlines flight from Nanjing slid off the runway. Photo: Handout
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