Accident to the Airbus A330 registered B-18307 operated by par China Airlines on 01/10/2016 at Taoyuan [Investigation led by ASC / Taïwan]

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Taïwan authorities :

On October 1, 2016, at 1645 Taipei time, China Airlines scheduled passenger transport flight CI704, an A330-300 aircraft, registration number B-18307, took off from Manila International Airport, Philippines for Taoyuan International Airport, Republic of China.

At 1928 after landing roll on runway 23 at Taoyuan International Airport, the aircraft had the tailstrike while the flight crew carried out go around.

At 1936 the airport changed runway 05R due to the weather factor.

At 1944 the aircraft declared emergency (PAN PAN PAN).

At 1959 the aircraft landed on runway 05R. After the aircraft landing, the flight operation department of Taoyuan Airport carried out runway 23 inspection and found strike marks and aircraft’s debris then decided to close the runway. The belly structure skin damage of the aircraft was observed during the ASC on site investigation.