Mandarin Airlines 747SP B-18253
Rejected takeoff at TPE
The aircraft, B-18253 c/n: 22298, experienced a rejected takeoff during practice "touch and go's" during a training flight. The aircraft ran off the runway and sustained heavy damage to it's underside, forward gear collapsed, ran over fixed airfield equipment, holes ripped thru the underside of the aircraft. It's quite a mess.
The aircraft was carrying no passengers at the time of the accident, the airline said.
NTSB Identification: DCA99WA077
Scheduled 14 CFR 129 operation of CHINA AIRLINES
Incident occurred SEP-02-99 at TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Aircraft: Boeing 747SP, registration: UNK
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.
The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On September 2, 1999, a China Airlines Boeing 747SP was damaged when it departed the runway after landing. The airplane was on a training flight and none of the 3 crew members was injured.
Source: John Keane