Plane coming from Georgia skids off taxiway in Boston

27 December 2017, 12:27 | Isaac Mcdaniel

JetBlue Plane Slides off the Taxiway at Boston's Logan Airport

A Jet Blue flight from Savannah skidded off the icy runway just moments after it touched down at Boston’s Logan International Airport late Christmas Day. Passengers are seen deplaning the aircraft with the help of firefighters at approximately 7:30pm Mon

A JetBlue Airways passenger plane skidded off an icy taxiway after landing at Boston's Logan International Airport on Monday night but no injuries were reported, the airline said.

JetBlue Flight 50 from Savannah encountered the ice about 7:15 p.m., when the plane landed at Logan.

"We were straight and all of a sudden we started fishtailing", SC passenger Steve Chisholm, who was traveling to Boston for Christmas day, told WCVB. "And yeah it started getting rough", Steve Chisholm, of SC, who was traveling to Boston on Christmas Day, told ABC affiliate WCVB. No one was hurt, and all the passengers were evacuated via airstairs.

"You could tell when we hit ice because we felt the plane spinning around like it was making a sharp turn", Corbett says. "We just need a tow". Passengers applauded the pilot after the plane came to a stop.

A spokesperson for Jet Blue put out a statement on Twitter which read ‘JetBlue flight 50 from Savannah to Boston went off a taxiway shortly after landing at approximately 7:15pm. Firefighters are seen above boarding the aircraft after it skidded off
JetBlue Flight Skids Off Logan Airport Runway While Landing

Peters said passengers used stairs to exit the aircraft and were taken by bus to the terminal. Just before 10:30 a.m. EST, the airport announced they were halting landings and departures were halted due to quick change in temperature. Crews worked to clear the runway of snow and many flights were delayed.

Across the Boston area, the snow had caused disruption, with thousands of people left without power for a period on Christmas Day, according to the Boston Globe.

"Once I realized we were going off the runway, I was like, 'uh-oh, '" said Terri Given, from Savannah.

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