Flight delays at Birmingham Airport as plane skids off runway

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Flights were suspended at Birmingham Airport this afternoon after a plane skidded off the runway.

The Monarch flight from Nice skidded onto grass as it arrived at the airport at 1.11pm.

The airport immediately suspended all flights while an investigation took place.

A statement from Birmingham Airport said today: "We can confirm that an incident involving Monarch flight ZB467 arriving from Nice and operated by AURELA Airlines occurred at 13.11 this afternoon.

"At the present time, airfield services are assisting the airline crew.

"Flights are currently suspended. More information will be provided as soon as it becomes available."

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