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Taiwanese F-16 crash at Honolulu airport puts spotlight on complex ties

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / SEPT. 15
                                A Taiwanese fighter jet that crash-landed at Honolulu’s airport Monday has put focus on U.S. relations with Taiwan. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, second from right, watches as a military jet taxis along a highway in Jiadong, Taiwan.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS / SEPT. 15

    A Taiwanese fighter jet that crash-landed at Honolulu’s airport Monday has put focus on U.S. relations with Taiwan. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, second from right, watches as a military jet taxis along a highway in Jiadong, Taiwan.

A runway at Daniel K. Ino­uye International Airport that was blocked Monday afternoon when an F-16 belonging to the Taiwanese air force made an emergency crash landing did not sustain any serious damage and has resumed normal operations, according to the state Department of Transportation. Read more

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