ASN Aircraft accident McDonnell Douglas MD-11 B-16101 Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek Airport (TPE)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Tuesday 20 November 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-11
Operator:Eva Air
Registration: B-16101
MSN: 48542/570
First flight: 1994
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 207
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 220
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek Airport (TPE) (   Taiwan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brisbane International Airport, QLD (BNE/YBBN), Australia
Destination airport:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan
Flightnumber: 316
Flight BR316 departed Brisbane at 05:29 for to Taipei. The first officer was the handling pilot for the flight. The departure and en route segments of the flight were uneventful. At about 16:48 the aircraft experienced a hard landing on initial touchdown on runway 06. The pilot-in-command took control immediately after aircraft bounced and performed a go around. The aircraft landed on runway 06 on the second attempt. After landing, the aircraft it was found that the left tire of the nose landing gear had failed. The aircraft sustained substantial damage to the nose landing gear wheel well area.

Heavy landing
Bounced on landing
Runway mishap

» Aviation Safety Council, Taiwan


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Distance from Brisbane International Airport, QLD to Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport as the crow flies is 6738 km (4211 miles).

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