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Cebu Pacific plane overshoots Butuan runway

/ 03:07 PM February 15, 2014

Cebu pacific plane overshoots Butuan runway. Mindanao Bureau

BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte – A Cebu Pacific plane bound for Cebu got stuck in mud at the edge of the runaway at the Butuan Domestic Airport as it prepared for takeoff around 10:35 a.m. Saturday, the local aviation office confirmed.

The aviation office said Flight 5J-220 failed to take off, its front wheel stuck in the soggy ground at the edge of the runway.

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All 106 crew and passengers were safe and were transferred to the terminal, the report added.

As a result of the incident, all flights to and from the city cancelled as the plane obstructed the runway and had yet to be removed.

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The airport here handles at least six domestic incoming and outgoing flights daily.

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