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Southwest flight skids off end of runway at Burbank Airport (abc7.com)
4 points by jacobkg on Dec 7, 2018 | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

“It ended up in an area called the Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS).

EMAS is a safety system designed to stop planes if they go off the end of a runway, according to the FAA. Wheels from a plane sink into soft material to stop it.”

No one injured. I wasn’t onboard but this is the route I routinely fly between Burbank and Oakland.

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