Sunday, December 19, 2010
Plane makes emergency landing at NAIA
MANILA, Philippine (1st UPDATE) – A Delta Airlines aircraft on Sunday made an emergency landing at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after it reported technical problems.
Initial reports said Delta Airlines Flight DL 630 landed safely at Runway 06-24 at 7:34 a.m., or more than 30 minutes after it left NAIA Terminal 1.
Carrying more than 300 passengers and flight crew, the Boeing 747 was bound for Detroit in the United States via Nagoya, Japan.
The passengers and crew have been instructed to leave the plane while the aircraft was being repaired.
According to the passengers, they were clueless as to why they returned to the airport shortly after taking off.
Six hours after the incident, airline officials decided to cancel the flight.