Japan's ANA plane overruns runway, no injuries reported
Published on Dec 9, 2012 3:33 PM
TOKYO - An All Nippon Airways flight from Tokyo's Haneda airport overran the runway at a northern Japanese airport, the airline said Sunday.
None of the 161 passengers and six crew members were injured and no damage to the Boeing 737-800 plane was reported after the incident late Saturday, ANA said in a statement.
Japan's transport ministry however considered it a serious incident that could have caused a disaster and sent investigators to the scene.
An ANA spokesman denied an earlier report that the aircraft's automatic braking system failed.
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