AirAsia plane has tire problem in Philippines

AirAsia plane has tire problem in Philippines

The Airbus A320 aircraft’s tire was later fixed, allowing it to resume its flight to Manila on Monday morning.



By (AP)

Published: Mon 29 Dec 2014, 12:45 PM

Last updated: Thu 13 Feb 2020, 3:42 PM

Manila — Airline and government officials says that an AirAsia Zest plane developed a tire problem in the central Philippine city of Tagbilaran, prompting the airline, which is partly owned by AirAsia Philippines, to cancel its flight on Sunday to Manila with 178 passengers and six crewmembers, said on Monday.
The incident comes as rescuers search for a missing AirAsia plane that disappeared on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 on board.
Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines spokesman Eric Apolonio said at least four domestic flights to and from Tagbilaran were cancelled due to the incident. The Airbus A320 aircraft’s tire was later fixed, allowing it to resume its flight to the Philippine capital Monday morning. No reason was given for the problem.


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