Date: August 24, 1999
Time: 12:36
Location: Hualian, Taiwan
Operator: Uni Air
Flight #: 873
Route: Taipei - Hualian
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30
Registration: B-17912
cn / ln: 53536/2160
Aboard: 96   (passengers:90  crew:6)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: A fire in the front portion of the cabin, in the overhead luggage compartment, caused thick black smoke to accumulate in the cabin. Accidental ignition of gas taken aboard in 2 bleach and softner bottles, stored in a overhead locker.

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