An aircraft of the German airline Lufthansa has made a taxiway exit on the Bogota International Airport in circumstances still unknown.

The plane, an Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHM, flight LH543, which was to make the connection between Bogota and Frankfurt Rhein-Main was taxiing around 21:20 local time, when, for reasons still undetermined, the pilots rolled a main gear outside the taxi. It pressed into the grass and earth, blocking the aircraft under its own weight.

The passengers were landed by emergency workers arrived on site and there are no injuries. The passengers were brought back to the terminal to await the airline can carry them to their destination. The technical services will remove the plane before examining in order to detect possible damage.

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