Boeing Statement on China Airlines Accident

Seattle, May 25, 2002 - “All of us at Boeing offer our heartfelt sympathy to the families, friends and co-workers of those on board the May 25 China Airlines flight lost off the coast of Taiwan. Boeing is providing immediate technical assistance to the investigating authorities.

The airplane, a Boeing 747-200, line number 386, was delivered to China Airlines in July 1979. It had accumulated approximately 21,180 landings and had flown approximately 64,394 hours.”