Plane Crash: Singapore Airlines Flight 006 (2000)
|born on||31 October 2000 at 23:18 (= 11:18 PM )|
|Place||Taipei, Taiwan, 25n03, 121e30|
|Timezone||AWST h8e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||08°30' 28°38 Asc. 07°44'|
Singapore Airlines, Boeing 747 Flight No.006 bound for Los Angeles out of Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek Airport crashed shortly after take-off from the international airport in Taipei, Taiwan. Initial reports said the Boeing 747 experienced some sort of wind shear upon takeoff at 11:18 p.m. local time and fell flat to the ground.
The plane had inadvertently taken the wrong runway in near-typhoon conditions of driving rain.
The crash claimed 82 lives out of the 179 passengers and crew, many burned to death while still strapped in their seats.
LMR quotes news at the time
- Mundane : Disasters : Accidents (Airline flight crash at take-off, 82 killed)