Wednesday, January 10, 2018

PRIVATE PLANE VEERS OFF RUNWAY DURING AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN BICOL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT



DARAGA,ALBAY (Jan 10) –  A private plane carrying 5 passengers including the pilot veered off the runway while on an emergency landing at the still under construction Bicol International Airport in Brgy. Alobo, on Wednesday.

In an interview of DZGB News with Daraga Municipal Police Station Chief of Police P/SUPT ELCID ROLDAN , initial investigation disclosed that the incident happened at around 11:30AM due to strong winds and overshoot the runway. He said that all passenger were accounted for and safe.

Roldan added that the airplane is bound for Legazpi City from Pasay City and was hired by the Central Bank of the Philippines. As of this writing the on going investigation by the Civil Aeronautics Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) is being conducted. (Mar de la Cruz with reports from Jordan Alpajaro,Luence Barcena, & Al Almario)

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