Aircraft skids off at NAIA; causes int’l runway closure

MANILA (August 17)– Due to heavy rains, Xiamen Air flight MF8667 skidded off at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) shortly before midnight Thursday, causing the airport’s international runway (runway 06/24) closure until noon Friday, authorities said. All passengers and crew were safe and were deplaned using the aircraft’s emergency chute. They are being assisted …