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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167629
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Time:c. 14:00 JS
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-809
Owner/operator:China Airlines
Registration: B-18605
MSN: 28404/130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:ca. 400km north of Naha OKA/ROAH, East China Sea -
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kansai International Airport (KIX/RJBB), Japan
Destination airport:Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH/RCKH), Taiwan
When the Flight CAL/CI167 was over East China Sea en route from Kansai to Kaohsiung, the captain of the flight noticed that the fuel reducing rate was remarkably high than normal. The flight was diverted to Naha airport (OKA/ROAH), Okinawa, Japan, and a fuel emergency landing was carried out at 14:35 JST (05:35 UTC). No injury was reported among 154 passengers and the crew (unreported number of) members. According to the record, the plane was at FL380 and was located at about 400km north of Naha with southwest track at the time of the incident, and then turned left for south.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 Dec 2016 B-18605 China Airlines 0 en route Palau-Taipei non
Litium battery thermal event.


Photo of B-18605 courtesy

Singapore - Changi International (WSSS / SIN)
5 May 2013; (c) Rick Skoroszewski

Revision history:

28-Jun-2014 19:59 isamuel Added

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