MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#aviation–The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) is monitoring developments related to yesterday’s runway excursion at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB), Philippines, by a Korean Air Airbus A330 arriving from Seoul.

While the investigation is taking place, IFALPA stresses the need to avoid speculation as to the contributing factors of this accident. The Federation has reached out to its Member Association in the Republic of Korea, ALPA-K, and will offer the expertise of its local Accredited Accident Investigators to the relevant Investigation Authorities to help gather facts and pertinent safety and security information.

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Media: Emily Bitting, Senior Communications Specialist, emilybitting@ifalpa.org

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