Date & Time: Aug 20, 2007 at 1033 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 737-800
Operator:
Registration:
B-18616
Flight Phase:
Parking
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Taipei - Naha
MSN:
30175/1182
YOM:
2002
Flight number:
CI120
Country:
Japan
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
157
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
7941
Captain / Total hours on type:
3823
Copilot / Total flying hours:
890
Copilot / Total hours on type:
182
Aircraft flight hours:
13664
Circumstances:
After the aircraft arrived at its stand, a fire erupted in the left engine. All 165 occupants were evacuated and when the evacuation was over, a violent explosion occurred in the centre fuel tank. The airplane was completely destroyed by fire. There were no injuries.