Jet suffers tyre blowout in Taipei

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 26 June, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 26 June, 2001, 12:00am

A China Airlines Boeing 747-400 that took off from Hong Kong yesterday afternoon experienced a tyre blowout on landing at Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek International Airport. No injuries or damage were reported and there were no passenger complaints. Flight number CI-608, with 411 passengers and crew on board, landed at 4.30pm and continued to its final destination of Tokyo on schedule after all four tyres in the affected landing gear were replaced.