Mactan-Cebu airport ops suspendido sa eroplanong lumampas sa runway

Mactan-Cebu airport ops suspendido sa eroplanong lumampas sa runway

October 24, 2022 @ 8:24 AM 1 month ago


MANILA, Philippines- Lumampas ang isang Korean Air plane sa runway sa Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) nitong Linggo ng gabi dahil sa masamang panahon, subalit wala namang naiulat na casualty.

“We confirm that at 11:11pm on 23 October Sunday, Korean Air flight no. KE631 from Incheon, South Korea overshot the runway in a landing attempt during heavy rains at the MCIA,” pahayag ng airport management nitong Lunes.

Ligtas ang lahat ng crew at mga pasahero, base sa MCIA.

“No one was hurt during the incident. All 162 passengers and 11 crew onboard the A330 aircraft were immediately evacuated and tended to by airport emergency personnel,” dagdag ng pamunuan.

Dahil sa insidente, isinara anf runway at sinuspinde ang operasyon sa MCIA.

“The incident has necessitated the temporary closure of the MCIA runway to allow for the safe removal of the aircraft. For now, all international and domestic flights to and from MCIA are canceled until further notice,” paliwanag ng MCIA.

Ilang flights sa Mactan-Cebu airport ang naapektuhan, kabilang ang PR 1869 mula Manila to Cebu at AirAsia 329047 mula Incheon to Cebu.

“We are working with Korean Air, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), and the Civil Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) for the swift resolution of this matter,” sabi pa ng paliparan.

Sa hiwalay na pahayag, humingi ng dispensa si Korean Air president Keehong Woo sa insidente at sinabing magsasagawa ng mas malalim na imbestigasyon.

“We always prioritize safety in all of our operations, and we truly regret the stress and inconvenience brought to our passengers,” aniya.

“We remain committed to standing behind our promise of safe operations and will do our very best to institute measures to prevent any recurrence. Our overall goal is for our valued guests to trust that Korean Air will treat them well, and honor us with the opportunity to welcome them once again,” dagdag pa. RNT/SA