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Daily Air Plane Veers Off Runway in Taiwan

Friday, April 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Daily Air Plane Veers Off Runway in Taiwan

Daily Air flight DA-7511 veered off runway after landing in Orchid Island, Taiwan, on April 13th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Taitung, Taiwan. There were 17 passengers and 2 crew members aboard at the time; none of them were injured. The plane sustained considerable damage. The incident is being investigated.... »

Shanghai Airlines Flight Returns to Taiwan due to Engine Problem

Sunday, February 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Shanghai Airlines Flight Returns to Taiwan due to Engine Problem

Shanghai Airlines flight FM-852 had to return for an emergency landing in Taipei, Taiwan, on February 24th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed a problem with one of the engines and decided to shut it down. The plane landed uneventfully. All... »

Eva Air Plane Returns to Taiwan due to Abnormal Cargo Door Indication

Saturday, July 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Eva Air Plane Returns to Taiwan due to Abnormal Cargo Door Indication

Eva Air flight BR-215 had to return and make an emergency landing at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, on July 28th. The Airbus A330-200 en-route to Singapore had to return due to abnormal cargo door indication. The plane with 144 passengers aboard landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

V Air Plane Returns to Taipei due to Overheated Lithium Power Bank

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
V Air Plane Returns to Taipei due to Overheated Lithium Power Bank

V Air flight ZV-252 had to return and make an emergency landing in Taipei, Taiwan, on May 6th. The Airbus A321-200 took off for Tokyo, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards after smoke was seen emanating from a lithium power bank carried by a passenger. The plane landed uneventfully. All 161 people aboard... »

TransAsia Plane Lands on One Engine Due to Oil Leak

Thursday, September 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Plane Lands on One Engine Due to Oil Leak

A TransAsia Airways plane, performing flight GE505, had to land with only one engine at Magong Airport, Penghu County, Taiwan, on September 8. The pilot of the ATR 72-500 aircraft, en-route from Taipei Songshan to Magong, had to shut the right engine down after he detected an oil leak. The plane landed safely. There... »

TransAsia Airways Falls from Sky, hits Bridge, Keelung river

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
By George Hatcher

At least thirteen were killed and 10 injured when a TransAsia Airways ATR 72 jet en route from Taipei to Kinmen crashed in the Keelung River after hitting a bridge at around 11 am on Wednesday morning. Before impact, the pilot radioed Sungshan Airport a “Mayday” with engine flame out. Other reports say 16... »

Daily Air Plane Crash Lands in Taiwan After Co-Pilot Forgets to Deploy Landing Gear

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By George Hatcher
Daily Air Plane Crash Lands in Taiwan After Co-Pilot Forgets to Deploy Landing Gear

A Dornier Do 228 aircraft landed on its belly and skidded some 700 feet before coming to halt at Taitung Airport in Taiwan, on December 21. The accident happened after the co-pilot forgot to deploy the landing gear while approaching the runway. The Daily Air pilots were simulating left-engine failure and emergency landings at... »

Bad Weather Crash in Taiwan, after Typhoon Matmo

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
Bad Weather Crash in Taiwan, after Typhoon Matmo

On July 23, 2014, a fourteen year old TransAsia Airways ATR 72-212A with a crew of four and fifty-four passengers, was making a go-around prior to landing near Magong Airport in Taiwan, and instead of landing, TransAsia Airways flight GE222 impacted buildings and the ground. GE-222 flies from Kaohsiung to Magong. ATC lost contact... »

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,... »

Sunrise Airlines Helicopters Crashes in Taiwan

Thursday, October 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Sunrise Airlines Helicopters Crashes in Taiwan

On Oct 16, 2013, a Sunrise Airlines Kawasaki BK helicopter with 3 aboard crashed on Jade Mountain, Taiwan. Two pilots and a passenger were aboard at the time of the crash. THe helicopter was porting supplies to the Central Weather Bureau’s observation station on Yushan. The crash victims were named: pilot Chang Kuo-kang, co-pilot... »

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