Air Asia flight from KL skids off the runway after landing at Brunei International Airport

AirAsia confirms there was an incident with Flight AK 278 at Bandar Seri Begawan International Airport, Brunei today at approximately 1600hrs.

All passengers and crew on board disembarked safely and there are no injuries reported for this incident. The aircraft, with a total of 102 passengers and 7 crew, skidded off the runway as it was landing at Bandar Seri Begawan International Airport (BWN) at approximately 4pm. The weather condition during the time of the approach was rain with slight gust.

An evacuation of the passengers was performed in an orderly manner by the crew, as soon as the surrounding areas and conditions were determined to be safe with one passenger experiencing a slight injury from it.

Ground services personnel are currently attending to the needs of all passengers concerned and we are working together with the authorities in Brunei for the investigation of this serious incident.

All AirAsia flights to/from Bandar Seri Begawan International Airport will be operating as per scheduled on 8th July 2014.

AirAsia is a pioneer of budget airline travel in Asia, and operates flights to 100 destinations in 22 countries.

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