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Date: 22 August 1999
Airline: China Airlines
Flight No.: 642
Aircraft: MD-11
Location: Hong Kong, China
Fatalities: 3:315

Photographer: Jerry Yau

The aircraft crashed on landing in Hong Kong during Typhoon Sam. Just before touchdown, while landing with a 24-knot crosswind, the right wing struck the runway which caused the aircraft to cartwheel and slide down the runway upside down.

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