Forced to return to Manila and going nowhere

When the captain of flight 5J639 bound for Puerto Princesa in Palawan announced that the plane had to do a “missed approach,” a term in the aviation parlance for “go-around” to avoid a weather disturbance, I clasped my hands in a prayer. When he said it was returning to Manila, I could already taste fear in my mouth. Whaaaat did I just hear? I began … Continue reading Forced to return to Manila and going nowhere