AirAsia flight overshoots runway near Boracay, Philippines

AirAsia flight overshoots runway near Boracay, Philippines

A photo of AirAsia flight Z2272 which had overshot the runway at Kalibo airport in Boracay island this evening. The photo is from the Twitter account of Filipino journalist Jet Damazo-Santos. – Twitter pic, December 30, 2014.

A photo of AirAsia flight Z2272 which had overshot the runway at Kalibo airport in Boracay island this evening. The photo is from the Twitter account of Filipino journalist Jet Damazo-Santos. – Twitter pic, December 30, 2014.

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An AirAsia Airbus A320 plane reportedly overshot the runway at Kalibo International Airport near Boracay, a popular Philippines tourist destination, on Tuesday evening. Posts on social media showed emergency slides being deployed from the plane, which appeared to have come to a halt on a grassy field, the Straits Times reported. Passengers said the plane came to “a very abrupt stop.” No injuries were reported. The flight was scheduled to depart at around 4.15pm on Tuesday, but was delayed by almost two hours due to bad weather, according to the paper.

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