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A plane carrying 139 people skidded off the runway at a Ugandan airport

Kampala, Uganda (CNN)A plane carrying 139 people skidded off the runway when it landed Thursday at an international airport in Uganda, the airline and airport officials said.The Ethiopian Airlines flight was landing at Entebbe airport at 12:41 a.m. Thursday (4:41 p.m. ET Wednesday) when it "overshot the runway," according to airport authorities.All passengers and crew on the Boeing 737-800 plane disembarked safely, but the incident affected inbound international flights earlier in the day, Uganda's Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) said in a statement.The plane was coming from Ethiopia's busy capital, Addis Ababa.UCAA later posted on Twitter that the aircraft had been removed and normal operations had resumed at the only international airport ...