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China Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Wake Island

Thursday, December 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
China Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Wake Island

China Airlines flight CI-17 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Wake Island, United States, on December 12th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Tokyo, Japan, was diverted due to issues with one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

China Airlines Plane Hit by Bird in Manila

Sunday, August 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
China Airlines Plane Hit by Bird in Manila

China Airlines flight CI-701 made a safe landing after a bird strike in Manila, Philippines, on August 19th. The plane flying from Taipei, Taiwan, was on final approach to Manila when a bird hit on its left flaps. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

China Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Guam

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
China Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Guam

China Airlines flight CI-25 had to make an emergency landing in Guam, on April 17th. The Boeing 737-800 took off for Taipei, Taiwan, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All 109 passengers and 13 crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a... »

China Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Friday, June 27, 2014
By George Hatcher
China Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

China Airlines flight number CI-167, en route from Kansai International Airport in Osaka to Kaohsiung International Airport in Taiwan, made an emergency landing at Naha Airport in Okinawa, Japan at around 2:36 p.m. on June 26. The decision for emergency landing was made after the pilots noticed fuel levels rapidly dropping in the Boeing... »

Chinese Cargo Flight Runway Excursion in Taiwan

Sunday, April 6, 2014
By George Hatcher

China Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-409F was en route from Abu Dhabi to Taipei when it suffered runway excursion on landing. The right landing gear went off the runway on landing, damaging runway lights, a taxi light and tires. The gear left a track of 570 feet The airport advance team measured, tested the aircraft,... »

ATC Catches Runway Incursion, China Airbus Possible Collision

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
By George Hatcher
ATC Catches Runway Incursion, China Airbus Possible Collision

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer K.H.Yim What: China Airlines Airbus A330-300 en route from Taipei to Hong Kong Where: Taipei When: Aug 19th 201 Who: 288 passengers Why: As the China Airlines Airbus was accelerating for takeoff, a private jet was also taxiing on to the same runway after... »

China Flight Bomb Scare

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: China Southern Airlines en route from Urumqi to Guangzhou Where: Zhongchuan Airport When: July 14, 2010 Who: 93 passengers and 18 crew Why: While en route, the crew received a warning that there was a bomb aboard. The flight diverted to Zhongchuan Airport where the passengers disembarked. No bomb was found. Download article... »

China Airlines:Bomb Joke bombs.

Monday, May 3, 2010
By George Hatcher
China Airlines:Bomb Joke bombs.

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jing-Kai Chiou What: China Airlines Boeing 747-400 en route from Taipei Taiwan to Shanghai Where: Hangzhou When: May 1 2010 Who: Lin, 58 yr old male passenger Why: While en route, the passenger told someone he had explosives in his luggage. Consequently, the flight... »

Tokyo: China Airlines Typhoon Crash

Monday, August 23, 1999
By George Hatcher
Tokyo: China Airlines Typhoon Crash

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer J.Laporte What: China Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-11 en route from Bangkok to Hong Kong Where: Hong Kong When: August 23, 1999 Who: 3 fatalities, 208 uninjured; 44 serious, 164 minor Why: Summary: On August 23, 1999 at approximately 1840 local time (+12 hours), a... »

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