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Last updated: 17 October 2017
Fecha:lunes 7 diciembre 1992
Hora:10:36 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic MD11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-11
Operador:China Airlines
Registración: B-150
Numéro de série: 48468/518
Año de Construcción: 1992
Horas Totales de la Célula:337
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 19
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 246
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 265
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:cerca Kushimoto (   Japón)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Anchorage International Airport, AK (ANC/PANC), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 012
Flight CI-012, encountered moderate turbulence at flight level 330. The airplane subsequently departed controlled flight and sustained damage to the left and right outboard elevator skin assemblies, portions of which separated from the airplane. The airplane continued on and landed uneventfully at Anchorage, AK.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The flight control force characteristics of the MD-11 airplane in high altitude cruise flight. The upset was induced by a moderate lateral gust and was exacerbated by excessive control deflections. Contributing to the incident was a lack of pilot training specific to the recovery from high altitude, high speed upsets in the MD-11."

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Distance from Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport to Anchorage International Airport, AK as the crow flies is 7473 km (4671 miles).

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