Lear jet goes off runway at Louis Armstrong International

Lear jet goes off runway at Louis Armstrong International

KENNER, LA (WVUE) - A Learjet 35 carrying a crew of four and two passengers ran off a runway at Louis Armstrong International Airport Tuesday morning, according to airport officials.

The aircraft went off runway 20 just before 8 a.m. Tuesday.

The National Transportation Safety Board has been notified and the north-south runway is currently closed.

Officials said the airport remains open and there was no impact on commercial flight operations.

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