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China Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter, damaged the windsock while performing a go-around

China Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter, damaged the windsock while performing a go-around

by Kiriakos Tsakiridis -
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JUNE 23, 20188f8aa403-5a483c512a3e9615a84addbe1afdd4c2-770x578.jpg

A China Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter, damaged the windsock while performing a go-around at Chicago O’Hare Airport, USA.

The flight CI-5148 from Anchorage,Alaska with 4 people on board, was on an ILS approach to runway 10L, the crew advised they were going around having had a last minute deviation on the runway.

The crew of another aircraft on the ground advised the aircraft had gone off the runway, A runway inspection found debris on the runway, the windsock (WDI) to the left (north) of the runway between taxiway DD and N1 was found damaged, the runway was closed for about 50 minutes. Wind Direction Indicator (WDI) for runway 10L went out of service.

http://newsinflight.com/2018/06/23/china-airlines-boeing-747-400-freighter-damaged-the-windsock-while-performing-a-go-around/