The runway-excursion safety system installed following a 2000 overrun by a Southwest Airlines 737-300 at Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) is being credited for helping to keep another 737 from leaving airport property after the aircraft landed and went past the same runway end Dec. 6. “Shortly after 9:05 a.m. PT today, Southwest Airlines flight 278 rolled off the end of Runway 8 while landing at [BUR] and came to rest in the engineered material arresting system (EMAS),” FAA ...

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