Flights to and from Birmingham International Airport were suspended for a time today after a plane over-ran the runway as it touched down.

An airport spokeswoman said the front wheels of the plane, Monarch flight ZB467 from Nice, left the runway after it landed.

No injuries were reported. 

The spokeswoman said: "An incident involving Monarch flight ZB467 arriving from Nice and operated by Aurela Airlines occurred at 13.11 this afternoon.

The airport's website said that flights to and from the airport had now resumed, although it warned that some departing flights may face delays.

It recommended that passengers contact the airport directly for further information.