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Singapore Airlines,Flight SQ006 747-400 entered the incorrect runway at Chiang- Kai-Shek(CKS) Airport, Taiwan


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Category
Runway Incursion/Vehicle, Aircraft or Person(RI-VAP)
Type
Boeing/B747-400
Date
2000-10-31
Area
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport/CKS Airport

Description

On October 31, 2000, approximately 2317 Taiwan time (1517 UTC), a Singapore Airlines Flight SQ006, with Singapore registration 9V-SPK, Boeing 747-400 airplane entered the incorrect runway at Chiang- Kai-Shek(CKS) Airport, Taiwan. Heavy rain and strong wind from typhoon “Xiang Sane” prevailed at the time of the accident. The airplane was destroyed by its collision with the runway construction equipment and by post impact fire.

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