The plane was carrying 180 passengers and seven crew members, but no one was injured. Green Bay experienced cold temperatures around 33 degrees Fahrenheit and freezing rain throughout much of Thursday night, according to ABC News meteorologists.
The plan slid off the runway just after 3 a.m. Friday morning during a landing.
The plane stopped 100-150 feet off the runway, he says. No injuries were reported by airline officials.
A United flight diverted from the Twin Cities in Minnesota slid off an icy runway at Green Bay's Austin Straubel (STRAH'-bel) International Airport. There were no injuries and we have arranged transportation for passengers from the aircraft to the airport terminal. United says Flight 878 was first sent to Madison, Wisconsin due to severe weather in Minneapolis.
"We apologise to our customers and have provided hotel accommodations". But the plane was "apparently diverted" to the Green Bay airport due to "bad weather". However, the airport confirmed that an investigation from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Paul, but was diverted to Madison because of bad weather conditions. "We'll provide updates if they become available".