CebuPac Narita-Cebu flight diverted due to ‘technical issue’

December 14, 2017 - 2:13 PM
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MANILA, Philippines — Cebu Pacific said its flight from Narita, Japan to Cebu City, 5J 5063, had to be diverted to Nagoya on Thursday, December 14, due to an unspecified “technical issue.”

The aircraft has landed safely at the Chubu Centrair International Airport,” Cebu Pacific said in an advisory.

The airline said the flight left Narita, on the outskirts of Tokyo, at around 12:05 p.m. (Japan is an hour ahead of the Philippines) and was scheduled to arrive in Cebu at 4:40 p.m.

We have contingencies in place to assist passengers and expedite checking of the aircraft,” it aded.