180 passengers evacuated from Cebu Pacific plane at Iloilo airport
Cebu Pacific Flight 5J 461 on Friday night made an emergency evacuation of passengers soon after the jet plane landed at the Iloilo International Airport.
In a Twitter advisory, Cebu Pacific said the passengers were all accounted for and safe and being attended to by airport personnel.
It did not give details about the emergency incident.
But the company promised: “We will provide updates as soon as possible.”
“On or about 1115pm on 13 October 2017 (Friday) an incident occurred involving Flight 5J 461 (Manila-Iloilo) upon landing at the Iloilo International Airport. The flight was carrying 180 passengers,” the Twitter post said.
It added: “The crew initiated emergency evacuation. All passengers are accounted for and are safe. They are being attended to by airport personnel.”
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