- A United Express jet missed a Maine track during Winter Storm Scott.
- Two passengers and one crew member suffered minor injuries.
- It will take up to a year for a complete report on the exact cause of the incident.
A United Express jet that allegedly slides off a track at Maine's Presque Isle International Airport on March 4 in Winter Storm Scott actually missed the runway completely, researchers say.
The 50-seat Embraer 1
In a preliminary report released on Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board, the plane landed between runway 1 and taxiway A in light to moderate snow. "
Parts of Maine picked up more than 2 feet of snow from the winter storm. At the time of the incident, light snow fell at the airport, and the winds were from the north at about 5 to 10 mph, said weather.com meteorologist Linda Lam.
To Passengers and a crew member have minor minor injuries in the incident, the report says.
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] The report did not state what who caused the commuting plane to miss the pitch, and officials with NTSB say it can take up to a year to complete a complete report with an analysis and a conclusion of what led to the incident, Bangor Daily News reported.
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