Monday, October 23, 2017
Close  
newsinfo / Regions

Glitch forces PAL plane to make emergency landing

newsinfo / Regions
  • share this

Glitch forces PAL plane to make emergency landing

/ 04:53 AM April 01, 2015

PALAWAN, Philippines—A Palawan-bound Philippine Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday morning due to a mechanical glitch.

PAL Express flight RP-C3030 was carrying 60 passengers to Busuanga in Palawan province when a landing gear failed to retract after it flew out of Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 8:30 a.m.

Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines spokesperson Eric Apolonio said pilot Capt. Ronald Victorino followed standard operating procedure and immediately turned back to Manila.

ADVERTISEMENT

The pilot landed the plane safely at 9:03 a.m.

The passengers were transferred to the Busuanga-bound flight that departed at 10:30 a.m. and arrived there at noon. Jeannette I. Andrade

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Busuanga, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, PAL, PAL Express flight, Palawan, Philippine Airlines, plane
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.




© Copyright 1997-2016 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved