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Taiwan plane's wheel rolls off Philippine runway, all safe

AP  |  Kalibo (Philippines) 

Everyone on a Taiwanese plane has disembarked safely after one of the plane's wheels got stuck in the grass off a Philippine runway.

of the says all the 122 passengers and an unspecified number of crewmen were safe and the plane was towed to the airport terminal in central Kalibo town for inspection.

Apolonio says the MD-83 aircraft was maneuvering at the end of the runway after touchdown when one of its wheels rolled onto the grass late Wednesday.

Apolonio says the airport, a gateway to the popular island, reopened after more than an hour of closure.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 08:05 IST