By Anthony Ching
A Cyclone Airways PA-31-350 aircraft overshot the runway of Palanan airport on 3 May, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.
CAAP spokesman Eric Apolonio said that, based on the report by the Palanan Airport Security and Intelligence Service, a Cyclone Airways Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain aircraft with call sign RP-C8262 and nine passengers onboard landed at the grassy portion of the airport at around 10:13 a.m. Wednesday.
The passengers were safely disembarked and attended to by a medical team.
The disabled aircraft was towed and parked at the ramp of Palanan Airport, and normal airport operations resumed at 11:23 a.m. Wednesday.
Investigators from the Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board were deployed on site to assess the situation and supervise the extraction of the disabled aircraft.