Maureen Renfro's Blog: Another AirAsia Overshoots Runway In Philippines

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Another AirAsia Overshoots Runway In Philippines

Two days after an AirAsia airliner carrying 163 people plunged into the sea, another AirAsia Airline carrying 153 passengers overshot the runway at an airport in the Philippines today December 30th, forcing passengers to disembark the aircraft on emergency slides.

The incident occurred at Kalibo Airport in Aklan province in Philippines according to a journalist Jet Damazo-Santos who was on board and shared the photo above on Twitter. "Engine was shut immediately, we were told to leave bags, deplane asap. Firetruck was waiting,' she said

There have been no word from AirAsia officials about this latest incident but according to Jet, no passenger was injured in this latest mishap.