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ASC Taiwan releases factual report into near collision
Last updated: 18 October 2017

published: 31 JUL 2007
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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The Aviation Safety Council of Taiwan released a factual report of their investigation into the near collision of Far Eastern Air Transport Flight EF306, a Boeing 757 (B-27015) and Thai Airways Flight TG659, a Boeing 777 (HS-TKF). Under control of Incheon ACC flight EF306 was descending to FL 310 from FL390. While EF306 passed FL 338, the crew got a TCAS RA DESCEND warning. During the avoidance maneuver, the maximum negative g experienced was 1.06g and then reversed to +2.48g before level off at FL310. EF306 requested for an emergency landing because 4 passengers were seriously injured, 10 passengers and 6 cabin crew sustained minor injury, with the interior of the aircraft sustained minor damage. TG659 on board occupants sustained no injury and the aircraft sustained no damage. (ASC)

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