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 737-800 aircraft.
The passengers were accommodated in flight CI-123 to Taipei and flight CI-309 to Kaohsiung. China Airlines served dinner to all 154 passengers aboard before they resumed their journey.
A spokesperson of the airline said that the aircraft is under inspection.