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Plane from Taiwan stalls at end of Kalibo airport runway

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MANILA, Philippines — An airplane that flew in from Taipei in Taiwan stalled at the grassy end of a runway in Kalibo International Airport in Kalibo, Aklan on Wednesday night, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said.

In a statement, Eric Apolonio, CAAP spokesperson, said the airport suspended its operations after the plane stalled at 6:04 p.m.

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Apolonio said the plane “overextended to the grassy area” while doing a 180-degree turn. It was towed to the remote parking bay.

The plane, operated by Far Eastern Air flight FE321, was carrying 122 passengers, all of whom were unharmed.

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Airport operations returned to normal at 7:34 p.m. /atm

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