A China Airlines Boeing 737-800 bound for Taipei returned to Saga Airport, Japan after experiencing discrepancies with its airspeed indicators.
The airplane was being ferried without passengers from Saga Airport following repair work after a 70-centimeter (28-inch) fracture was found in its fuselage on Sept. 21.
The plane had been slow to take off, using the entire 2000m runway before becoming airborne. One of the eight approach lights near the end of the runway was later discovered broken. (AP, NHK)