B-18253 Mandarin at TPE

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.

B-18253 747SP Mandarin Incident





B-18253 747SP Mandarin Incident










NTSB Identification: DCA99WA077

Scheduled 14 CFR 129 operation of CHINA AIRLINES
Incident occurred SEP-02-1999 at TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Aircraft: Boeing 747SP, registration: B-18253
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, NTSB

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