AirAsia plane misses runway, crash-lands

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KALIBO, Philippines — An AirAsia flight landing in the Philippines overshot the runway and crash landed on Tuesday.

It was the same day searchers found the wreckage of AirAsia flight 8501, which disappeared on Sunday.

Jet Damazo-Santos, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based reporter for, was on the flight and described her experience on twitter.

“When I asked an AirAsia staffer about what caused the incident, she said it was because of strong winds,” Damazo-Santos wrote. “But there was a lot of talk among passengers that the pilot should not have forced the landing.”

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