Flight KE631 overshot the runway at Cebu International Airport

A330-300 Korean Air Lines MSN1556 on ground
Photo: Pascal Pigeyre via Airbus

This article covers a developing story. Continue to check back with us as we will be adding more information as it becomes available.

The crew of a Korean Air Airbus A330 tried to land twice at Cebu International Airport in the Philippines due to poor weather and visibility. It then overshot the runway, leading to an evacuation via emergency slides.

While the details are still emerging, the airline released the following statement:

“Flight #KE631 departing from Incheon International Airport on 10/24 headed to Cebu Airport in the Philippines had an accident that diverted the runway due to worsening weather during landing at Cebu Airport. Korean Air is investigating the casualties and the exact cause of the accident. We will provide additional information regarding the confirmation.”

The aircraft involved holds registration HL7525. The A330-200 was flying from Incheon International Airport, South Korea, before the accident occurred.

Emergency services have rushed to assist with the evacuation. Reporters on the scene have since captured the widebody ditched over the runway.

Source: simpleflying.com

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