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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213090
Last updated: 16 July 2018
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Date:08-JUL-2018
Time:12:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8AL(WL)
Owner/operator:China Airlines
Registration: B-18667
C/n / msn: 61777/6283
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 155
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:20km southeast of Toyama Airport (TOY/RJNT) -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Taipei/Taoyuan International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan
Destination airport:Toyama Airport (TOY/RJNT), Japan
Investigating agency: JTSB
Narrative:
China Airlines' flight CAL/CI170 from Taipei/Taoyuan, Taiwan to Toyama, Japan, operated by a Boeing 737-8AL, declared a fuel emergency at 12:40 LT/03:40 UTC, after three failed approach to Toyama due to bad weather. The fuel emergency was declared at about 20km southeast of Toyama Airport at altitude of 4500m (15000ft) while diverting to Nagoya/Chubu International Airport (NGO/RJGG), Japan after failed attempts to land on runway 20 in tailwind conditions at ca. 12:00 LT/03:00 UTC, 12:14 LT/03:14 UTC and 12:27 LT/03:27 UTC. The airplane made a safe landing at Chubu with priority. This occurrence was rated as a serious incident.

The weather data at Toyama (runway 02/20 with 2000m x 45m dimension):
RJNT 080200Z 32004KT 270V030 9999 FEW010 SCT100 27/23 Q1013
RJNT 080300Z 36009KT 9999 FEW010 SCT090 28/22 Q1013
RJNT 080334Z 35011KT 9999 FEW010 SCT090 32/20 Q1013 RMK 1CU010 4AC090 A2992
RJNT 080400Z 01010KT 340V050 9999 FEW015 SCT100 31/20 Q1013

Sources:

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180708-00000114-asahi-soci
http://jtsb.mlit.go.jp/jtsb/aircraft/detail2.php?id=2218
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ci170#1d0b8145
https://www.aviationweather.gov/metar/data?ids=rjnt&format=raw&date=0&hours=24


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jul-2018 06:25 isamuel Added
09-Jul-2018 06:30 harro Updated [Narrative, Photo, ]
09-Jul-2018 20:03 isamuel Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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