Delta plane skids off icy taxiway at Illinois airport

Delta plane skids off icy taxiway at Illinois airport
A plane slid off an icy taxiway at an Illinois airport while preparing to fly Saturday afternoon. (Quad City International Airport/Quad City International Airport)

MOLINE, Ill. — A plane slid off an icy taxiway at an Illinois airport while preparing to fly Saturday afternoon.

No one was injured when Delta Flight 4241 skidded about a foot off the taxiway around 1 p.m. at Quad City International Airport, WQAD reported.

“The airport accurately reported poor conditions on the taxiways,” airport officials said. “Runways remain in good condition.”

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The 30 passengers were taken back to the terminal. The flight was headed to Detroit."We are working to help our customers resume their travels to Detroit as quickly as possible," a spokesperson with SkyWest Airlines, which is operating as a Delta connection, told KWQC.