DENVER (CBS4) – Passengers who were on a plane that veered of a Denver International Airport runway wound up making it to their destination in Nevada overnight after a big delay.

United Flight 296 was taking off at approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday when it ended up in a grassy area.

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(credit: Mike Higdon)

(credit: Mike Higdon)

Passengers say the brakes apparently failed, forcing the pilot to use the reverse thrust.

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“The engine got really loud and we realized we were slowing down instead of going faster. Then the plance stopped really suddenly,” said passenger Mike Higdon, who is a reporter for the Reno Gazette-Journal.

(credit: Mike Higdon)

(credit: Mike Higdon)

Crews eventually towed the plane out of the grass. Passengers used stairs to get off the plane and a bus took them to the concourse.

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They wound up boarding another plane which left for Reno at approximately 10 p.m.