Jet overshoots runway at Flying Cloud Airport

6:23 AM, Aug 6, 2013   |    comments
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - A corporate jet has overshot the runway and crashed through a chain link fence at Flying Cloud Airport, according to an airport spokesperson Monday morning.

Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesperson Melissa Scovronski tells KARE the front of the jet is resting on the shoulder of Flying Cloud Drive.

The southbound lane of Flying Cloud Drive is closed while the incident is being investigated.

According to Scovronski, there are no reports of any injuries at this time.

The plane was scheduled to land at Flying Cloud at 8:47 a.m. after departing from Pittsburgh at 7:31 a.m. EST.

The incident happened just before 9 a.m.

Flying Cloud Drive was reopened to traffic at about 2:45 p.m., Eden Prairie police said.

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