China Airlines Flight CI 6416 Occurrence Initial Report
On March 31, 2014, China Airlines cargo flight 6416,aircraft model B747-400, registration B-18721, took off from Abu Dhabi International Airport for Taoyuan International Airport. Around 2004 Taipei local time, the aircraft right wing landing gear veered off the 23R runway during landing roll, after about 570 feet rolling, the aircraft back to the runway. After occurrence inspection found that five runway edge lights, one taxiway lights and the aircraft right wing landing gear were damaged, all people aboard were safe.
After receiving the notification, the Aviation Safety Council (ASC) launched the on-scene team to the airport. Flight crew were interviewed; cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder were removed from the aircraft for further investigation; ATC data were collected. ASC determine the event is an aviation occurrence defined by the “Aviation Occurrence Act”. The Investigator-In-Charge and an investigation team has been assigned to this investigation.
Further information of the occurrence will be published after the completion of the factual information report.
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