Philippine Airlines 777 Manila-Los Angeles Declares Emergency

Philippine Airlines 777 Manila-Los Angeles Declares Emergency

A Philippine Airlines Boeing 777 from Manila has declared an emergency whilst on descent into Los Angeles.

Philippine Airlines 777 Manila-Los Angeles Declares Emergency
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This flight is being operated by RP-C7778, one of the airline’s 777s in the fleet.

Updates: Philippine Airlines 777 Manila-Los Angeles Declares Emergency…


This is a developing story. Updates below.

Philippine Airlines 777 Manila-Los Angeles Declares Emergency

UPDATE #1 @ 1542 UK time – Philippine Airlines flight PR112 from Manila is entering the downwind leg for Los Angeles, with the nature of the emergency still unclear at this time.

Philippine Airlines 777 Manila-Los Angeles Declares Emergency

UPDATE #2 @ 1545 UK time – PR112 is descending through 4,000 feet, with an expedited landing expected due to this emergency broadcast.

Philippine Airlines 777 Manila-Los Angeles Declares Emergency

UPDATE #3 @ 1546 UK time – PR112 from Manila is now on the base leg into Los Angeles. Landing expected imminently.

UPDATE #4 @ 1547 UK time – Philippine Airlines flight PR112 is on short final into it’s destination.

UPDATE #5 @ 1551 UK time – TOUCHDOWN! PR112 from Manila has appeared to have touched down safely into Los Angeles following it’s emergency call on the descent into it’s destination. Standby for updates.

UPDATE #6 @ 1552 UK time – As per data from Planespotters, RP-C7778, the aircraft involved in this emergency is a 7.2 year old Boeing 777-300ER, which was delivered to the airline back in October 2016.

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