Xiamen Air passenger jet overshoots runway in Manila, no casualties

A Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 is pictured next to airport perimeter fence after overshooting the runway at Ninoy Aquino International airport in Paranaque, Metro Manila in Philippines, August 17, 2018. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

MANILA (Reuters) – A Xiamen Air aircraft with 165 people on board veered off an airport runway in the Philippines capital of Manila shortly before midnight (1555 GMT) on Thursday, but there were no casualties. The Boeing 737-800, landing after a flight from Xiamen “went off the runway during a heavy downpour”, said Connie Bungag, […]

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