EVA Airways BR20 Occurrence Investigation Initial Report
On June 14, 2021, EVA Airway scheduled passenger flight BR20, an Airbus A321-200 aircraft, registration B-16227, took off from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (RCTP) for Guam Int’l Airport (PGUM) with 3 flight crew members, 8 cabin crew members, and 147 passengers, for a total 158 persons onboard. At about 0535 UTC, the aircraft suffered a tail strike during landing/ go-around at PGUM runway 06R. After go-around, the flight returned and landed safely at PGUM. No injuries to crew or passengers. The ground maintenance found scratch mark on tail bottom skin.
According to the Transportation Occurrence Investigation Act, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board determined the event is an aviation occurrence. The Investigator-In-Charge and an investigation team has been assigned to this occurrence.
Vivi Yang, Executive Officer