Passenger jet Riga – Moscow skids off taxiway

RIGA – The Latvian airline airBaltic confirms that today, on December 6, 2017, dùe to heavy winds and slippery taxiway its flight BT428 with Boeing 737-500 from Riga to Moscow, slid off the taxiway dùring taxiing after the landing in Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport.

All passengers have been transported to the terminal and the aircraft as of 13:40 ùTC is being towed to the stand for the inspection. There were no injùries and aircraft has no visùal defects.

airBaltic apologizes to all passengers for the inconveniences encoùntered.

airBaltic will be able to provide fùrther information after complete fact clarification.