- Associated Press - Saturday, November 22, 2014

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) - Nobody has been hurt when a private jet slid off a runway and into a creek after landing at an airport near Houston.

Authorities are trying to determine if rainy weather contributed to the accident Friday morning at Sugar Land Regional Airport. Two pilots safely exited the plane through a doorway.

The tail of the Embrarer Phenom ended up in the water of Oyster Creek.

Sugar Land spokeswoman Patricia Pollicoff says the jet landed safely but apparently ran out of runway. She says the plane slid off the runway while trying to make a turn to remain on the pavement.

Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened. Details weren’t immediately available on the owner of the plane.

The plane was removed from the creek Friday afternoon.


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