In-Pictures: DHL Plane skids off Runway in Italy, Crashes in to road


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The cargo plane, a Boeing 737 belonging to DHL couriers, crashed after landing in apparent bad weather

A cargo plane has overshot the runway at Bergamo’s Orio al Serio international airport and crashed into a road.

The airport in Italy’s Lombardy region was temporarily closed after the incident which happened at 4am Friday morning.

Dramatic pictures showed a 737-400 aircraft belonging to courier firm DHL wedged onto a road at the end of the runway.

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No one was reported to have been hurt in the crash with the crew escaping unharmed.

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The cargo plane, a Boeing 737 belonging to DHL couriers, crashed after landing in apparent bad weather

DHL plane crashes onto a road in Italy after overshooting Bergamo airport runway.