China Airlines (Taiwan)

China Airlines (Taiwan) Wednesday February 27, 1980
The aircraft undershot the runway and bounced twice. The two outboard engines broke loose and the wingtips were ripped off. A fire broke out and spread rapidly. Pilot error.

Crash Details

DateWednesday February 27, 1980
LocationManila, Philippines
Passengers124
Crew11
Fatalities2
Survivors133
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-707-309C
OperatorChina Airlines (Taiwan)
RegistrationB-1826
Flight OriginTaipei
Flight Destination Manila
Manila, Philippines
China Airlines (Taiwan)
Boeing B-707-309C
1980