No one injured after plane goes off runway at St. Pete-Clearwater airport

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008, file photo, planes taxi on runways at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. According to an Associated Press analysis, airplanes spent a record 23 minutes and 32 seconds, on average, taxiing between gates and runways during the first nine months of 2015. That’s the highest since the Bureau of Transportation Statistics started tracking taxi times in 1995 and a 50-second increase over last year’s average. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A plane at the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport veered off the runway Monday afternoon.

A spokesperson for the airport confirmed the incident, and said a single-engine Piper aircraft was involved.

Officials did not say how many people were inside the plane at the time, but tell News Channel 8 no one was injured.

It’s unknown whether the plane was landing or taking off when it went off the runway.

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