Lucky escape for passengers and crew after jumbo jet overshoots runway at Hong Kong airport

Click to follow
The Independent Online
Rescue workers help to evacuate 296 passengers and crew from a China Airlines Boeing 747 after it overshot the runway at Hong Kong's Kai Tak airport during a storm yesterday. Twenty-two people from Flight CAL605, which originated in Taipei, Taiwan, were taken to hospital. Five had only minor injuries and the rest were treated for shock and exposure.

(Photograph omitted)

Comments