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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179163
Last updated: 13 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-302
Owner/operator:China Airlines
Registration: B-18312
MSN: 769
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS) -   Vietnam
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE/RCTP)
An Airbus A330-302 operated by China Airlines sustained damage to the underside of the rear fuselage while parked at the gate at Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Vietnam.
The aircraft operated on a scheduled round trip from Taipei, Taiwan as flight CI781/2. The aircraft was parked at the gate when a belt-loader impacted the underside of the rear fuselage, causing an abrasion to the aircraft skin.
The flight to Taipei was cancelled.



Photo of B-18312 courtesy

Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam Joint Base (PHNL / PHIK / HNL)
24 May 2017; (c) Erik Frikke

Revision history:

31-Aug-2015 12:22 harro Added

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