At 4PM, 7 July 2014, An AirAsia Airbus 330 Aircraft Skidded Off Brunei's Runway Upon Touch Down
An AirAsia Airbus 330 skidded off the runway upon touch down in Brunei International Airport.
No injuries were reported in the 4pm incident.
Confirming the incident, AirAsia, however stressed that all 102 passengers and seven crew aboard AK278 were unhurt during the incident.malaysiakini.com
A Passenger Said, “The Steward Made The Whole Situation Worse. He Shouted ‘Run, Run, Run!" Before Passengers Slid Down From The Plane. "We All Fell And Stepped On Each Other."
According to a passenger, the chaos broke lose due to a flight attendant who urged passengers to run out of the cabin. "This was when we all fell and stepped on each other before we slid down from the plane and ran to the field,” he told Malaysiakini on condition of anonymity.malaysiakini.com
Another Wave Of Panic Swept When The Doors Of The Bus They Embarked On Would Not Open. It Didn't Help When They Smelled Something Burning.
He added that the frenzied passengers started panicking again when the door of the bus transporting them from the runway could not open. “The worse part was that something was burning and everyone screamed like hell once again. "We managed to get out of the bus and we were all wet from the rain,” he said.malaysiakini.com
All 102 Passengers And Seven Crew Onboard Were Safe With No Reported Injuries
The Cause Of The Skid Has Yet To Be Announced Although Brunei Times Says It Was Caused By The Rain