KUWAIT: A Kuwait Airways plane landed safely in Beirut after it was hit by a mass of snow, the national carried confirmed yesterday. The Kuwait Airways Airbus A320 plane operated for Flight KU501 departing to Beirut yesterday morning was hit by a sudden impact of a mass of passing snow, the airline said in a statement, noting that the plane landed safely at Rafiq Hariri International Airport in Beirut. The plane, which had its nose damaged due to the impact, underwent repairs by technical teams belonging to Kuwait Airways. The flight was expected to return from Beirut to Kuwait at 7:00 pm, the statement said, adding all passengers were taken to hotels for rest.