Singapore Airlines Flight 006

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On October 31, 2000 Singapore Airlines Flight 006 crashed after taking off on the wrong runway at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport in Taiwan, caused by pilot error in bad weather. The aircraft was a Boeing 747-400 with 179 people on-board. 83 people were killed in the crash while 96 survived.

Causalities[change | change source]

Nationality Passengers Crew Total
Total Killed Total Killed Total Killed
 Argentina 2 0 0 0 2 0
 Australia 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Belgium 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Brazil 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Cambodia 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Canada 1 0 0 0 1 0
 China 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Croatia 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Denmark 1 0 0 0 1 0
 France 2 0 0 0 2 0
 Germany 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Hong Kong 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Hungary 1 1 0 0 1 1
 India 11 11 0 0 11 11
 Indonesia 5 1 0 0 5 1
 Ireland 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Italy 2 0 0 0 2 0
 Japan 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Kenya 1 1 0 0 1 1
 South Korea 2 2 0 0 2 2
 Malaysia 8 4 1 0 9 4
 Mexico 3 0 0 0 3 0
 Netherlands 1 1 0 0 1 1
 New Zealand 2 0 0 0 2 0
 Norway 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Portugal 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Philippines 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Romania 3 1 0 0 1 1
 Russia 1 0 0 0 0 1
 Singapore 11 8 17 4 28 12
 South Africa 1 1 0 0 1 1
 Spain 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Sweden 3 0 0 0 3 0
 Switzerland 1 0 0 0 1 0
 Taiwan 55 26 2 0 57 26
 Thailand 2 0 0 0 2 0
 United Kingdom 4 2 0 0 4 2
 United States 47 24 0 0 47 24
 Vietnam 2 1 0 0 2 1
Total 159 79 20 4 179 83

79 passengers and four crew members died in the crash. 24 Americans, 26 Taiwanese, 11 Indians, 12 Singaporeans, 4 Malaysians, 2 Koreans, 2 British, 1 Vietnamese, 1 Chinese, 1 Hong Konger, 1 Indonesian, 1 Japanese, 1 Dutch, 1 Macaoan, 1 Kazakhstani, and 1 Filipino were among the dead.