Plane slides off runway at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

Airport officials said an Embraer Phenom 100 light jet was landing to the south about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday when it left the runway.

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport has reopened after a plane slid off the runway due to slick, freezing precipitation Wednesday morning.

Airport officials said an Embraer Phenom 100 light jet was landing to the south about 4:30 a.m. when it left the runway.

There was one person onboard, the pilot, and there are no known injuries or major visible damage to the aircraft.

Field maintenance crews pre-treated the runway with E36 deicing agent, officials said.

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