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Tampa-bound Southwest flight veers off runway

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A Southwest Airlines flight headed for Tampa was delayed, Thursday morning after the plane veered off the runway at MacArthur Airport, in Long Island, NY.

News 12 in Long Island reported the plane, Southwest flight 4695, skidded off the runway while taxiing.

None of the 134 passengers and crew was injured. The plane was due to arrive in Tampa at 9:15 a.m.

According to Southwest's web site, the plane was due to arrive in Tampa around 2:45 p.m., Thursday afternoon.

It was not immediately clear what caused the plane to skid off the runway.

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