An AirAsia flight landing in the Philippines during bad weather on Tuesday overshot the runway, forcing passengers to be evacuated through the emergency slide.

It is the second incident in recent days involving an AirAsia flight, at a time when passengers on the airline are rattled by the disappearance of flight QZ 8501, which vanished en route to Singapore. This latest incident occurred just as airline officials confirmed that debris found in the Java Sea on Tuesday was the missing airplane. All passengers on board that flight are believed to be lost.

Flight Z2 272 ‘s departure from Manila was delayed by about two hours due to bad weather, according to a passenger who tweeted details of the ordeal.

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When it landed at Kalibo International Airport in Aklan, Philippines, the plane overshot the runway and photos show the jet sitting on a grassy piece of land. The engine was immediately turned off and passengers were told to leave their luggage and evacuate the aircraft.

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According to Rappler.com, a flight attendant said the rocky landing was due to strong winds.

No one was injured and all passengers and crew were able to disembark safely, according to a statement from the airline.

But according to Rappler.com, several passengers were seen by medical personnel.

Passengers were taken to the Kalibo terminal where the elderly were given medical assistance. …
As of this posting, one passenger was set to be brought to the ER for monitoring because of elevated blood pressure, while another expressed concern as his insulin was on the plane.
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