Icy taxiway at MHT airport on Wednesday morning causing problems

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Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings

MANCHESTER, NH – Icy conditions Wednesday morning causes a temporary closure of runways and taxiways at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 5 Manchester-Boston Regional Airport announced that a FedEx B767 slid on Taxiway Hotel while taxiing for departure and impacted the Airport’s anemometer.

The aircraft sustained minor damage to the left wing and was towed to the FedEx ramp.There were no injuries reported.

As of 12 p.m. the Airport has resumed operations following de-icing and sanding efforts. The Airport remains open at this time, and conditions are improving as the temperature rises, according to an airport spokesman.


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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.