2014-12-30 Zest AirAsia Airbus A320 damaged in runway overrun at Kalibo


2014-12-30 Zest AirAsia Airbus A320 damaged in runway overrun at Kalibo


The A320 overran the end of the runway where its nosegear dug in deep, soft ground before coming to rest. There were no injuries to passengers and crewmembers.

in adverse weather condition (rain and strong winds), the A320 overran the end of runway 23 at Kalibo (length 2300 meters). The flight came to a halt on soft ground where passengers evacuated via the aft onboard evacuation slides.

There were no injuries.

At the time of the event, local weather was described being „crazy“ with lots of rain and high winds, influenced by tropical storm „Jangmi“ adversely affecting flights to and from Panay Island and large parts of the Philippines.

List of recent runway mishaps at Kalibo:

2014-12-30 A320 AirAsia Zest ran off runway on landing
2013-12-19 A320 AirAsia Zest ran off runway during turnaround
2013-08-26 A320 Tigerair Phil. ran off runway during turnaround
2012-02-13 A320 AirPhil Express ran off runway on landing
2010-08-17 A320 Philippine Airlines ran off runway on landing



Date: 2014-12-30 Time: 17:42
Location: RPVK KLO Kalibo
Country: Philippines
Google Maps: (LINK)
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: minor

Flight no.: Z2 272
From: RPLL/MNL: Manila To: RPVK/KLO: Kalibo
Type: Passenger
Operator: AirAsia Zest

Type: Airbus A320
Registration: RP-C8972
Age a/c: 8,6 years
Constr. No.: 2826


Occupants & Casualties

Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants 6 153 0 159
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 0 0 0 0

JACDEC 20-year Statistics :

  • 5th recorded safety occurence for the operator
  • 365th safety occurence of type (A320)
  • 5th safety occurence at airport
  • 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question

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