NEWS Khon Kaen Airport reopened this morning as the aircraft which slipped off the runway has been removed

The Airbus A330 TG047 of Thai Airways International slipped off the runway on Monday and was stuck.

Consequently Khon Kaen airport was closed through yesterday.

Workers’ attempts to remove the plane took about 30 hours before achieving success at about 3am today.

The plane was moved away from the runway and was parked within the airport compound pending investigation of the incident.

Airport services resumed after the authorities checked the runway and navigation systems and found nothing wrong with them.