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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222909
Last updated: 15 February 2020
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Time:c. 13:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-409
Owner/operator:China Airlines
Registration: B-18211
C/n / msn: 33735
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Taipei -   Taiwan
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Taipei-Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE/RCTP)
Destination airport:Okinawa-Naha Airport (OKA/ROAH)
Investigating agency: ASC
China Airlines flight CI122, a Boeing 747-409, declared a low fuel emergency after returning to Taipei because of poor weather circumstances at the destination Naha Airport, Japan.
The flight departed Taipei at 10:18 UTC. The first approach to Naha Airport was aborted at 11:22 UTC. The flight crew then flew a circuit and performed a second approach. At 10:37 UTC this attempt was also aborted. The flight then returned to Taipei, where it landed at 13:01 UTC after declaring a low fuel emergency.

The Aviation Safety Council of Taiwan initiated an investigation.

Weather reported at Okinawa-Naha Airport:
ROAH 090904Z 10013KT 050V130 9999 SHRA FEW010 BKN015 BKN025 20/17 Q1011 RMK 2CU010 5CU015 7CU025 A2987
ROAH 091010Z 09013KT 050V140 9999 SHRA FEW010 BKN015 BKN025 20/17 Q1010 RMK 2CU010 5CU015 7CU025 A2984
ROAH 091118Z 11010KT 070V130 4000 +SHRA FEW008 BKN012 BKN020 20/17 Q1011 RMK 1ST008 5CU012 7CU020 A2986 MOD TURB OBS AT 1056Z 40NM NNE NHC BTN 11000FT AND 10000FT B738
ROAH 091200Z 09013G23KT 060V120 6000 SHRA FEW007 SCT010 BKN035 19/17 Q1010 RMK 1ST007 3CU010 7CU035 A2985
ROAH 091310Z 09015G26KT 060V120 3000 +SHRA FEW007 SCT012 BKN025 19/16 Q1010 RMK 1ST007 3CU012 7CU025 A2983



Revision history:

13-Mar-2019 08:00 harro Added
13-Mar-2019 08:02 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]
13-Mar-2019 08:18 harro Updated [Date, Time, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2019 08:20 harro Updated [Time, Narrative, Photo]

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