Plane veers off runway during emergency landing at Bicol International Airport


DARAGA, Albay — A private plane taking five passengers including the pilot swerved off the runway while on an emergency landing at the still under construction Bicol International Airport in Brgy. Alobo, on Wednesday.

In a report from Daraga Municipal Police Station Chief of Police P/Supt. Elcid Roldan, initial investigation disclosed that the incident happened at around 11:30 a.m. due to strong winds and overshoot the runway.

Roldan also said that all passenger were accounted for and safe.

Roldan added that the airplane is bound for Legazpi City from Pasay City and was commissioned by the Central Bank of the Philippines.

As of this writing the ongoing investigation by the Civil Aeronautics Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) is being conducted.


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