Pilot “Shook Up” After Plane Slides Off Runway at Midway Airport

A small plane slid off the runway at Chicago's Midway Airport Monday afternoon, officials said.

According to Chicago Fire Media Affairs, only the pilot was inside the plane at the time. Officials said the pilot was "shook up" and being evaluated by fire personnel.

Chicago Department of Aviation spokeswoman Karen Pride said the aircraft experienced mechanical issues while trying to land on the runway.

The incident did not impact any other flights at the airport, Pride said.

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