Latvian Foreign Minister found himself aboard an aircraft that rolled out of the runway

The Latvian Foreign Minister was on board the plane that left the maneuvering track in Riga , who, due to bad weather, drove off the shunting track at the Riga airport. He wrote about this on his Twitter account.

“An unforgettable week: after returning to Riga, the plane from Stockholm left the runway. Thanks to the AirBaltic staff, the airport, the rescuers and the Emergency Medical Service for their quick response, calmness and professionalism. As far as I understand, nothing serious happened to anyone, “the minister said.

The air harbor's Twitter account says that the incident occurred due to poor visibility. Passengers and crew were evacuated, no one was injured.

In addition, it is reported that the Riga airport is currently closed due to weather conditions. “The consequences of the incident have been eliminated, however, heavy snowfall continues to significantly affect the operation of the airport. Due to weather conditions and for the sake of flight safety, it was decided to close the airfield, ”the airport said.