updated 9/26/2008 11:15:19 AM ET 2008-09-26T15:15:19

German officials say an Airbus A321 passenger jet rolled off a runway at Dortmund Airport forcing the evacuation of 168 passengers aboard. No one has been reported injured.

A spokesman for the airport says the Air Nouvel flight was in Dortmund on a layover between Berlin's Schoenefeld airport and Tunisia when it rolled off the end of the runway on takeoff early Friday.

The spokesman says air traffic was halted for more than an hour while crews worked to free the airplane from soggy grass.

The spokesman says the plane should be able to travel on to Tunisia later in the day.

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