Flights held as plane over-runs

Blackpool Citizen: Flights to and from Birmingham International Airport have been temporarily suspended Flights to and from Birmingham International Airport have been temporarily suspended

Flights to and from Birmingham International Airport have been suspended after a plane over-ran the runway as it touched down.

An airport spokeswoman said the front wheels of the plane, Monarch flight ZB467 from Nice, left the runway after it landed. No injuries were reported.

The spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that an incident involving Monarch flight ZB467 arriving from Nice and operated by Aurela Airlines occurred at 13.11 this afternoon.

"Airfield services are assisting the airline crew.

"Flights are currently suspended.

"More information will be provided as soon as it becomes available."

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