China Airlines Boeing 747 freighter suffers tire burst on take-off Taipei Airport, Taiwan

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On 29 August, a China Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter (registered B-18725) operated flight CI5198 between Taipei, Taiwan and Los Angeles, United States. During take-off, however, the aircraft suffered a tire burst on its main gear. 

The pilots entered a holding pattern, made a low-pass over the airport for a visual inspection (see below) and safely returned to Taipei Airport.

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