Twenty-three passengers were hurt after an Asiana Airlines flight from Incheon skidded off the runway at Japan’s Hiroshima Airport Tuesday evening.
Flight OZ162 had arrived from Seoul and had 73 passengers and eight crew.
Asiana said in a statement: “The exact cause of the accident is … under investigation.”
Japanese broadcaster NHK reported that the plane’s left engine and part of one wing are both damaged following the accident, which happened at 8 p.m.
Japan’s Civil Aviation Bureau said the plane landed from the east but spun 180 degrees before coming to a full stop and was facing the opposite direction. It had skidded off the runway and into some grass fields.
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