- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 22, 1998
Time: 19:42
Location: Bacolod, Philippines
Operator: Philippine Air Lines
Flight #: 137
Route: Manila - Bacolod
AC Type: Airbus A.320-214
Registration: RP-C3222
cn / ln: 708
Aboard: 127   (passengers:121  crew:6)
Fatalities: 0   (passengers:0  crew:0)
Ground: 3
Summary: The aircraft overran the 6,888 ft. runway, went through a concrete perimeter fence, crossed a small river and hit a karaoke house before stopping near a market. The plane was (legally) released from Manila with the No. 1 reverser deactivated. The plane landed mid-runway and the crew incorrectly used the No. 2 reverser to try and stop the plane causing it to veer to the right. The No. 2 engine was then to set to forward thrust steering the plane back on the runway. A go-around was attempted but it was too late and the aircraft overran the runway.
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