LONDON – A Copa Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft has come off the runway while landing at Tocumen Airport in Panama, while it is not yet known what caused the incident, the weather at the time appears to have shown rain storms in the area.
The time Line
22:32 UTC: Copa Airline Flight CM135 departs for Panama City, with no delays or incidents.
04:17 UTC: Copa Airlines tweets confirming that the flight which had departed Mexico for Panama has come off the runway while landing.
04:20 UTC: The airport closes and all operations have been suspended at this time.
5:15 UTC: The airline confirms that all passengers and crew have been accounted for, with no injuries reported and everyone is now being provided with necessary assistance in the main terminal.
One of the passengers on board the flight shared images of the incident and a video showing how the plane looked after coming off the runway.
07:00 UTC: Copa Airline confirms it has restarted its flight operations. All passengers are advised to check the status of their flights with the airline via their website linked in the tweet below.
This is a Developing Story