Passengers in hospital after Stornoway Airport incident

Several passengers are being treated in Western Isles Hospital after an aeroplane veered off Stornoway runway this morning.

An investigation has been launched after the early morning flight from Glasgow led to the terrifying incident.

In a statement Stornoway Airport said: “A Saab 340 aircraft operated by Loganair veered off the runway at Stornoway Airport at 8.33am this morning. Efforts to remove the aircraft from the runway are ongoing and investigations into the cause of the incident are underway.
“It is it our intention to resume normal operations as soon as the aircraft is safely removed from the runway.

“Passengers intending to fly today should check the status of their flight with their airline.”