Pences plane skids off runway at New York airport, no injuries

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Republican U.S. vice presidential nominee Mike Pence speaks at a campaign rally in Cleveland on Oct. 22. A plane carrying Pence slid off a runway at LaGuardia Airport in New York Thursday. No one was injured.

NEW YORK — A campaign plane carrying U.S. Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence skidded off the runway after landing at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on Thursday.There were no injuries, the campaign said.Live television footage showed Pence standing in the rain near the plane among emergency vehicles, talking to police and other officials.Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called Pence to check on him after the incident, the campaign said.”Mr. Trump did reach out to Gov. Pence. He’s glad that everyone on board is safe,” Trump spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said in an emailed statement.Trump called him from his motorcade while en route to a rally in Geneva, Ohio.MSNBC said the plane, with about 30 people onboard, was coming from Fort Dodge, Iowa, where Pence had participated in a campaign event.