Uncontained engine failure on a Far Eastern Air Transport McDD MD-82 on flight FE8026 from Wuhan in China to Taipei Songshan Airport forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing.
The aircraft with 165 passengers on board landed safely at Songshan Airport at 19:07
The aircraft has been in operation for more than 22 years and the most recent maintenance record inspection was on April 19 2018.
Due to damage of the internal parts of the engine No. 1 and the piercing of the engine cover, Civil Aviation Authority has recorded it as the serious incident and opened an investigation.