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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193607
Last updated: 21 February 2018
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Time:20:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A333 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-343E
Owner/operator:Thai AirAsia X
Registration: HS-XTC
C/n / msn: 692
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 376
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Tokyo/ Naria International Airport (NRT/RJAA) -   Japan
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tokyo/ Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Destination airport:Bangkok/ Don Mueang International Airport (DMK/VTBD), Thailand
Investigating agency: JTSB
Two A330 passenger aircraft suffered a serious runway incursion incident at Tokyo/Narita International Airport, Japan.
China Airlines' A330-302, B-18361 (c/n 1539), performed flight CAL/CI106 from Taipei/Taoyuan International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan to Tokyo/Narita with 260 persons onboard. The aircraft was on the final approach to runway 34R when Thai AirAsia X's A330-343E, HS-XTC, performing flight TAX/XJ607 from Tokyo/Narita to Bangkok/Don Mueang International Airport, taxied past the hold short line, towards the active runway 34R.
The flight had been cleared to use taxiway B to runway 34R for departure. The flight crew was instructed to hold short due to the approaching flight CI106. XJ607 crossed the hold short line and stopped just short of the left hand side of the runway threshold markings.
Flight CI106 was instructed by Tower to go-around at about 1 nautical mile to touch down, and made a safe landing 17 minutes later. XJ607 took off normally. No injuries were reported to both planes.
The JTSB reported that the go around of CI106 was initiated from an altitude of 180 meters, at 2 km from the runway threshold.
The Japan Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation as a serious incident.

Weather data at the time of the incident (20:15 LT/11:15 UTC):
RJAA 141100Z 29004KT 9999 FEW030 02/M05 Q1022 NOSIG RMK 1CU030 A3020
RJAA 141130Z 32005KT 9999 FEW030 04/M06 Q1022 NOSIG RMK 1CU030 A3020



Flight track of CI106 during the approach and go around.

taxi route of XJ607 until it stopped prior to takeoff

Revision history:

15-Feb-2017 09:19 isamuel Added
15-Feb-2017 09:23 isamuel Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
15-Feb-2017 15:45 harro Updated [Narrative]
15-Feb-2017 16:51 harro Updated [Photo, ]
15-Feb-2017 17:09 harro Updated [Narrative, Photo, ]
15-Feb-2017 17:52 Updated [Narrative]

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