WATCH: Plane Careens Off Tarmac In Heavy Rains - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WATCH: Plane Careens Off Tarmac In Heavy Rains

KHQ.COM - Heavy rainfall in the Chicago area caused a scare -- but no injuries -- for the 134 passengers and crew aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1919 on Tuesday.

The flight circled over central Illinois several times, waiting out the severe weather, according to NBC Chicago. Finally, it came in for a landing on runway 13 Center at Chicago's Midway Airport, the airport's longest landing strip, at around 1:35 p.m. Central Time.

At the end of the runway, though, the airplane slid off and careened into the grass. The Chicago Tribune reports that the Boeing 737-700 came to rest about 150 feet from the wall separating the airport from nearby 63rd Street, lined with cars and businesses.

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