Storm Gail – Plane skids off runway and 66 vehicles pile-up in deadly crash as record storm dumps 4ft of snow & kills 5

A PLANE skidded off the runway and 66 vehicles piled-up in a deadly Pennsylvania crash as Storm Gail dumped buckets of snow on the Northeast this week.

The record-breaking storm killed at least five people, including one who died in the massive car and truck pile-up along Pennsylvania's Interstate 80.




Shocking photos show the massive crash, that included 55 trucks and 11 other vehicles, that stretched on for a mile of highway.

The crash occurred around 3pm on Wednesday in Clinton County as tractor trailers began skidding out of control on the slippery roads, according to state police.

At least one person was killed in the crash, and another passenger died during the incident due to a medical issue that was not related to the crash, cops said.

In Baltimore, a Spirit Airlines Flight slid off the taxiway after landing at the Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Thursday morning.



The front wheel of the plane reportedly slid off the taxiway and onto the grass after the plane landed safely.

The 111 passengers and crew members were able to exit the plane safely using the aircraft's stairs, according to ABC.

Officials have not yet confirmed if the slip was related to the massive storm or some other issue.

Elsewhere in the Northeast, cities were slammed with more snow that they got in the entirety of last winter in a roughly 24 hour period — with some areas logging nearly 4ft of snow.

In Binghamton, New York, a whopping 41 inches of snow were recorded, according to the Weather Channel. In Litchfield, Pennsylvania, 43 inches were recorded.


Parts of New York City recorded more than 12 inches of snow, while Philadelphia recorded around 6 inches. Both cities have now gotten more snow than they did in the entirety of last winter.

In addition to the person killed in the Pennsylvania pile-up crash, at least four other deaths have been recorded.

Two people were killed in New York, according to Gov Andrew Cuomo.

Early Thursday, one person was killedwhen a tractor trailer rolled over, and another was hit by a truck while driving a snowmobile on a highway in Albany.

In North Versailles, Pennsylvania, a man was hit by a plow truck and killed on Wednesday afternoon.

Another person was killed in a car crash along Interstate 135 in Park City, Kansas, on Tuesday.

Police also responded to hundreds of crash reports due to the storm.

Gov Cuomo said that cops recorded more than 600 crashes throughout the state of New York during the storm.

In New Jersey, state police responded to more than 200 storm-related crashes and were called to assist more than 400 motorists as of early Thursday morning.

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