The Chicago Department of Aviation confirmed the inbound flight originating from Greensboro, North Carolina, "exited a runway upon landing" at about 07:45 at O'Hare Airport.

"American Eagle flight 4125, operated by Envoy Air, slid off the runway due to icy conditions," American Airlines said in a statement before 09:00.

The Chicago Department of Aviation confirmed the inbound flight originating from Greensboro, North Carolina, "exited a runway upon landing" at about 07:45.

Flight AA4125 was being operated this morning using an Embraer ERJ-145, registration N619AE. The aircraft took off from Greensboro just about on time; arriving into Chicago O’Hare, the aircraft appears to have attempted landing once but had to abort.

Passengers Safe

No injuries were reported in the incident, officials said. Thirty-eight passengers and three crew members were aboard the plane at the time and were able to safely disembark the aircraft, the airline and Chicago Fire Department said.

Fire officials said the incident happened quickly and was "immediately secured." 

"The incident had a moderate impact in overall flight operations at the airport," the Chicago Department of Aviation said in a statement.

Meanwhile, hundreds of flights were cancelled at O'Hare as well as Midway Airport due to the blast of winter weather. 

At least 305 flights were cancelled at O'Hare International Airport by about 08:30 CST. Delays at O'Hare were averaging around 65 minutes - 85 minutes for arrivals and 47 minutes for departures. About 93 flights were cancelled at Midway, with delays there averaging less than 15 minutes. 

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