A China Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration B-18652 performing flight CI-712 from Manila (Philippines) to Kaohsiung (Taiwan) with 98 people on board, landed on Kaohsiung’s runway 09 (length 3150 meters/10,340 feet) but burst both left-hand main tyres on the rollout. The aircraft became disabled about 2100 meters/6890 feet past the runway threshold.

The passengers disembarked onto the runway via mobile stairs. The runway was closed for about 5.5 hours until the aircraft could be moved to the apron.


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