Korean Flights to and from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport Canceled Following Deadly Runway Collision

SEOUL - A number of flights operated by Korean airlines to and from Tokyo's Haneda Airport were canceled on Tuesday following a fatal collision on the airport's runway. National flag carrier Korean Air and Asiana Airlines were among the airlines affected by the disruption. Korean Air canceled five flights, including flights KE2104 and KE719 to and from Haneda Airport. Asiana Airlines also canceled four flights, including flight OZ178 from Incheon to Haneda.

According to Yonhap News Agency, Haneda Airport's runway has been closed since the collision earlier in the day, which involved a Japan Airlines plane and a Coast Guard aircraft. The crash led to a fire on the Japan Airlines plane, and all passengers and crew were evacuated. However, the incident resulted in the death of five of the six crew members on board the Coast Guard plane, as per Japanese news sources. South Korea's land ministry has stated that efforts are being made to minimize inconvenience to passengers affected by these cancellations.

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