All 173 people on board the KE631 reported safe as the damaged plane closes the airport on Mactan Island in the center of the Philippines.
A Korean Air plane overran the runway during a bad weather landing in the central Philippines, but authorities said no injuries were reported among the 173 people on board.
The incident happened late Sunday on Mactan Island in the central province of Cebu.
The 11 crew and 162 passengers of Korean Air flight KE631 used emergency slides to escape from the damaged plane, officials and the airline said.
“All passengers are safe and attended by ground staff,” the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said in a statement.
The plane got stuck in the grass at the end of the lone runway at Mactan Cebu International Airport on Monday, closing the airport.
The plane’s front underbelly had been torn off and the nose badly damaged, the Associated Press news agency reported.
The plane was tilted forward on a lawn with its front landing wheel not visible and emergency slides at the doors, the AP said.
Dozens of flights to and from Cebu province were cancelled, including those of national carrier Philippine Airlines, which initially announced more than 50 canceled domestic flights.
The Airbus A330 from Incheon, South Korea, had twice attempted to land before overshooting the runway on the third attempt, Korean Air Lines Co said in a statement.
“Passengers have been escorted to three local hotels and an alternative flight is being arranged,” the airline said of flight KE361. “We are currently investigating the cause of the incident.”
Korean Air President Woo Kee-hong has issued a flight apology letter on the airline’s website, noting that a thorough investigation will be conducted with local aviation authorities and Korean authorities to determine the cause. track down.
“We remain committed to standing behind our promise of safe operations and will do our utmost to take steps to prevent a recurrence,” Woo said.
Korean Air has not had a fatal passenger accident since 1997, according to Aviation Safety Network, a website that collects aviation accidents.