ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145471
Last updated: 1 February 2015
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Narrative:An MD-90, wet leased to EVA Airways, was on a scheduled passenger flight from Macau Airport to Taoyuan International Airport of Taiwan. There were 2 flight crew members, 5 cabin crewmembers, and 127 passengers on board.
|Type:||McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30|
|Owner/operator:||Eva Airways, lsf UNI Air|
|C/n / msn:|| 53572/2217|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 134|
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE/RCTP) -
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Macau Airport (MFM/VMMC)|
|Destination airport:||Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE/RCTP)|
The aircraft landed at 20:36 at Taoyuan International Airport Runway 06. During landing, the right main gear veered off the runway at 3340 feet from Runway 06 threshold, then back to the runway at 5,100ft. After aircraft taxied via Taxiway S6 and arrived at the parking bay, the inspection found that the aircraft had minor damage, all people on board were safe.
Findings related to probable cause: During landing, there was 10 to 20 knots left crosswind below 500ft; the flight crew were not acknowledged of dramatic change of wind speed before landing; the ground spoilers were not promptly extended after landing, which failed to minimize the wing lift to reduce the aircraft drift to the right from the low level wind impact; after landing, the left crosswind increased to maximum 18 knots which increased the lift of the left wing which made the aircraft drift to the right; the flight crew did not promply use reverser to overcome the weathervane effect, which made the aircraft veer off the runway.
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