Storm takes 6 lives, pushes jet off taxiway in march on Washington
ARLINGTON, Va. – A jet slid off a taxiway at Cincinnati’s airport, power outages climbed in North Carolina and the nation’s capital was under a snow warning as a winter storm roared east.
Three deaths were reported in Missouri, two in Kansas and one in Virginia. More than 35 million people from Ohio to the East Coast remained under storm advisories or warnings Sunday, the National Weather Service said.
At Cincinnati/northern Kentucky International Airport, Delta Flight 1708 arrived Sunday from Las Vegas and, after landing safely, slid off the pavement of a taxiway. No injuries were reported among the 126 passengers and crew.
In North Carolina, some areas were hit with a half-inch of ice, leaving more than 150,000 homes and businesses without power.
In Washington, more than 5 inches of snow fell and forecasters were expecting a total of 8 inches.
Earlier, the storm dumped up to 20 inches of snow on parts of Missouri.