Plane Veers Off Scotland Airport Runway, Four Injured

Four people were injured yesterday when a plane veered off the runway due to high winds in Scotland.

The Scottish Ambulance Service said the outbound Saab 340 aircraft operated by Loganair, was due to fly to Glasgow from Stornoway Airport on Lewis at 8.33am when the incident happened.

In a statement, the airport authority said two people were taken to Western Isles Hospital with minor injuries.

According to the statement,”Efforts to remove the aircraft from the runway are ongoing and investigations into the cause of the incidents are under way.”

A Police Scotland spokesman said, “A full air accident investigation has now been launched and will be carried out by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch in conjunction with Police Scotland.”

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