AirAsia Zest (AirAsia Philippines) (formerly Zest Air) (Manila), another associated airline of the AirAsia Group (Malaysia) (Kuala Lumpur), today (December 30) was involved in an incident in the Philippines while the world attention focuses on the crash of an AirAsia Indonesia Airbus A320. An AirAsia Zest Airbus A320-216, registered as RP-C8972 (msn 2826), today overshot the runway on landing at Kalibo on the island of Panay in the Philippines. Flight Z2 272 was operating from Manila to Kalibo with 159 passengers and crew members on board. There were no reported injuries.
Twitter photo by Jet Damazo-Santos.
There was another plane overshot ( or skidded ) off the runway last August I think it was, I was due to take off back to Manila on a PR flight and it was delayed while they cleaned up the mess, no one injured luckily. I think I will avoid flying there again if it is raining.