CHICAGO (CBS) — A flight from Nashville to Chicago was canceled Friday morning, after the plane went off a taxiway while getting ready for takeoff.
Trans States Airlines flight 4696 was getting ready to depart for O’Hare International Airport, when its nose gear went onto the grass during a turn on a taxiway at Nashville International Airport, according to spokeswoman Cartiay McCoy.READ MORE: Three Men Shot In Robbery Attempt Outside Garfield Red Line Station
Passengers evacuated the plane using air stairs and were brought back to the terminal. There were 50 passengers and 3 crew members on the plane at the time. No injuries were reported.READ MORE: Organized Retail Crime Task Force Recovers Millions Of Dollars In Stolen Goods From Chicago Storage Units
The plane was scheduled to leave Nashville at 9:45 a.m., and was scheduled to arrive at O’Hare at 11:35 a.m.
The flight was canceled so maintenance crews could inspect the plane, a twin-engine Embraer 145.MORE NEWS: Police Search For Parents Of Michigan High School Shooting Suspect After They Are Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter
“We are working to accommodate the passengers on the next available flight,” McCoy said.