15 February 2014
Butuan airport was closed by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Saturday morning following the skid of Cebu Pacific Airbus 319 plane (RPC3195) of its runway as it was preparing for takeoff at 10:00am. No injuries was reported.
Cebu Pacific flight 5J 220 carried 105 passengers and crew and was bound for Cebu. CAAP immediately dispatched a team headed by Anthony de Arca to determine the cause of the accident.
At least seven flights to and from Butuan airport were cancelled as the runway was ordered to be closed until 4pm Sunday afternoon, the CAAP said.