AirAsia Flight Z2778 Cebu-Manila Declares Emergency

In the last few moments, AirAsia flight Z2778 bound for Manila has declared an emergency and is returning to Manila.
Aldo Bidini (GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2 ), via Wikimedia Commons

In the last few moments, AirAsia flight Z2778 bound for Manila has declared an emergency and is returning to Cebu.

Furthermore, RP-C8940 is the aircraft involved in this incident.

Follow below for live updates…

Live Emergency: AirAsia Flight Z2778 Cebu-Manila…


In the last few moments, AirAsia flight Z2778 bound for Manila has declared an emergency and is returning to Cebu.
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3 weeks ago27/06/24

Welcome!

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3 weeks ago27/06/24

Descending…

Z2778 is descending through FL90. It is unclear what the nature of the emergency is at this present moment.

3 weeks ago27/06/24

About RP-C8940 – The AirAsia Aircraft Involved in the Emergency on Z2778 Cebu-Manila…

Furthermore, RP-C8940 is the aircraft involved in this particular incident.

As per Planespotters, RP-C8940 is a 17.1 year old Airbus A320 that was delivered to the Malaysian subsidiary of the group in June 2007.

The aircraft was delivered to Philippines AirAsia in June 2018.

Furthermore, of the Airbus A320 variant, the Filipino subsidiary has 25 of them in their fleet.

Moreover, of that 25, all but nine are in active service, with an average fleet age of 16.2 years.

3 weeks ago27/06/24

Squawk Code Changed…

In the last few moments, AirAsia flight Z2778 bound for Manila has declared an emergency and is returning to Cebu.

Z2778 has changed it’s squawk code from 7700 to 4064, so whatever the emergency is onboard, it is under control at this present time.

3 weeks ago27/06/24

Nearing the Base Leg…

In the last few moments, AirAsia flight Z2778 bound for Manila has declared an emergency and is returning to Cebu.

AirAsia flight Z2778, originally bound for Manila is nearing the base leg for a landing back into Cebu following this u-turn not too long ago.

3 weeks ago27/06/24

On Final Approach…

Z2778 is now on finals into CEB. Landing expected imminently.

3 weeks ago27/06/24

TOUCHDOWN!

TOUCHDOWN! AirAsia flight Z2778, originally bound for Manila, has appeared to have touched down safely back into Cebu following the u-turn not too long ago.

As soon as we have more information pertinent to the reason behind this, then we will let you know.

But for now, this remains a developing story pending additional updates.

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