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Southwest flight from Las Vegas slides off runway after landing in Omaha

A Southwest flight from Las Vegas to Omaha slid off the runway after landing at Eppley Airfield on Friday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Photo courtesy Michael Rittershaus)

A Southwest flight from Las Vegas to Omaha, Nebraska slid off the runway after landing Friday afternoon.

In a statement, Southwest said Flight 1643 "slid onto a runway overrun area after landing and while taxiing to the terminal" at Eppley Airfield.

The plane was carrying 150 passengers and six crew members, the airline said.

The flight left Las Vegas around 9:40 a.m. local time and was scheduled to arrive at 2:20 p.m. CST, according to Southwest's website.

Eppley Airfield said via Twitter that all flights are suspended in response to the incident.

No injuries were reported, and fire crews are working to deplane the passengers and take them to a terminal, the airport said.

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