Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence was involved in an airplane accident when his plane skidded off of the runway at LaGuardia Airport in New York Thursday night.
CNN reports that no injuries were reported and Pence was taken to his hotel without further incident.
Rescue crews were responding to the scene. The incident took place during a rainy night in the city.
The press pool in the back of the aircraft could feel the plane fishtailing as it touched down and sliding off the runway before coming to a very sharp halt in the grass off the side of the runway.
“We could feel the plane moving, and it was just not a natural landing that you experience,” CNN’s Elizabeth Landers, who was on the plane, told CNN’s Erin Burnett on “OutFront.”
Video footage of the incident was posted and the runway looked really bad.
Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Donald Trump’s campaign, said the businessman called Pence shortly after the incident, adding that Trump “is very glad everyone onboard the plane is safe.”
There was some noticeable damage to the runway, although a campaign spokesperson told reporters there was no structural damage to the plane.
Sources say that the runway may have been close to frozen due to lower temperatures in New York.
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