A heavy Korean Airlines passenger aircraft crashed

A Korean Air Airbus A330 crashed on landing at Cebu-Mactan International Airport in the Philippines on the evening of Sunday, October 23. The plane, which carried 162 passengers and 11 crew members, overshot the runway after attempting to land twice in bad weather. The airline has officially confirmed that no injuries occurred and that all travelers were successfully evacuated.

Flight KE631 from Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) to Cebu took off at 19:20 local time aboard an Airbus A330-300 registered as HL7525. The pilots had to abandon the landing at CEB twice due to bad weather. However, on the third try, at 23:07, the jet overshot the runway, causing significant damage to the engines and airframe. Thankfully, no person was injured in the accident.

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