SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — A DHL cargo jet has damaged in half after sliding off the runway whereas touchdown at San Jose’s worldwide airport.
The crash Thursday shut down the airport, however the two crewmen aboard had been reported unhurt.
The fireplace division says the Boeing 757 had taken off from Juan Santamaría Airport simply west of the capital however determined to return after detecting a failure in the hydraulic system. Officers say that upon touchdown the plane skidded, turned and broke in two, exposing its cargo.
A spokesman for cargo provider DHL says each pilots had been unhurt however one was being present process a medical examine as a precaution.