Korean Air plane skids off runway on landing in Cebu, Philippines

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Cebu International Airport in the Philippines canceled all flights Monday after a Korean Air plane skidded off the runway on landing Sunday night.

The aircraft, an Airbus A330, suffered severe damage to the front of the fuselage and was stuck on the ground adjacent to the runway after the incident caused by heavy rain, Cebu airport said in a statement.

None of the 162 passengers and 11 crew members were injured during the incident, which occurred at 23:11 local time.

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Airport officials canceled “until further notice” all domestic and international flights to and from Cebu in order to “safely remove” the wreckage.

Korean Air President Keehong Woo apologized Monday in a statement pledging to conduct “a thorough investigation together with local aviation authorities and Korean authorities to determine the cause” of the accident.

“We always prioritize safety in all our operations, and we sincerely regret the stress and inconvenience caused to our passengers. We remain committed to upholding our promise of safe operations and will do everything we can to institute measures to prevent a recurrence,” Woo said.