Delta flight overshoots Savannah runway, none hurt

SAVANNAH -- Delta Air Lines flight 339 from Atlanta to Savannah skidded off the end of the runway in heavy rains at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport about 12:30 this afternoon.

There were no injuries.

Despite reports that the airplane had gone into the sand, airport spokeswoman Lori Lynah said it was her understanding that it never left the concrete safety area.


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