Yesterday, a Boeing 737-400, operated by Kalitta Charters II, veered off the runway at Rochester, New York (USA) following a rejected take-off coming to stop on the grass.
According to AvHerald the aircraft, with registration N733CK and performing flight KI-822 from Rochester, NY to Hartford, CT (USA), was cleared for takeoff from Rochester’s runway 22 and in the initial acceleration for take-off, the aircraft then veered left off the runway.
The crew rejected the takeoff and the aircraft came to a stop on the soft grass ground, about 130 feet to the left of the runway center line and about 750 feet down the runway. There were two pilots on board, no injuries.
“At 9:10 am this morning, June 5, 2020, a private 737 DHL cargo plane operated by affiliate Kalitta Air exited primary Runway 4-22 southbound onto the grass near the intersection of secondary Runway 10-28 as it was preparing for takeoff at ROC.”ROC Airport Statment