NTSB Identification: DCA08WA001
Accident occurred Thursday, September 20, 2007 in Saga, Japan
Aircraft: Boeing 737-800, registration:
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On September 20, 2007, during the inspection of China Air Lines flight CI-7752, a Boeing 737-800, registration B-16805, a 77 cm crack in the fuselage skin was found below the after cargo door during a transit check after landing at Saga Airport, Saga, Japan. The flight had originated in Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei, Taiwan.

The investigation is being conducted by the Taiwan Aviation Safety Council (the investigation was delegated from the Japan Aircraft and Railway Accident Investigation Commission). The NTSB has assigned an Accredited Representative to assist the investigation under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13 as the Country of Manufacture and Design of the airplane.

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