DHL cargo plane overshoots runway at Italian airport before crashing on to busy road

12:58, 05 August 2016
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A DHL cargo jet plane has overshot at an Italian runway before crashing on to a busy road, according to the Daily Mail.

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The jet, which had flown from Paris in France, smashed through barriers before coming to rest in front of stunned motorists driving past Bergamo Airport in the country's north, the Daily Mail reported.

Emergency crews at the airport, also known as Orio Al Serio, rushed to the scene at around 04:00.

Local media said the incident happened during bad weather in the area after flight 7332 had arrived from Paris Charles De Gaulle.

Incredibly, no one was reported to have been hurt in the crash and the three crew members were unharmed.

Authorities said the airport was closed after the incident before being reopened at about 06:45.

A number passenger flights to Bergamo were canceled.

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