PAL Subic flight diverted to Clark

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  • Mhike R. C.
  • 2 years ago

Due to wind factor, Philippine Airlines (PAL) Flight PR5683 which was scheduled for landing at the Subic Bay International Airport (SBIA) at 10:43 a.m. yesterday, July 5, was diverted to the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA) at the Clark Freeport.

According to a report from PAL, the tailwind (wind blowing from behind the aircraft) was “not within limits.”
PAL Flight PR5683 originated from Dammam, Saudi Arabia and carried 309 returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), two seamen, and one Returning Overseas Filipino (ROF).
SBMA Chairman and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said that despite the diversion of PAL Flight PR5683 to Clark, its passengers will have the obligatory quarantine at accredited hotels and accommodation establishments in the Subic Bay Freeport.

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