KLM Asia and Taiwan's CAA are arguing for the ACTUAL reason why a KLM ASIA B747-400Combi make go-around process when trying to land at Taipei on June 17.
Both the passenger on board KLM Asia (KL877) and the pilot said that they saw a plane on runway 05, the runway which this flight is going to land. But CAA said that KLM Asia's 744 did not receive ILS signals.
Passengers on-baord KL877 told the newspaper that the 744 raised its altitude sharply when the plane was trying to land. During the confusion, the pilot made an announcement in English, then an announcement made by the translator, saying there's another plane still on Runway 05, so the plane has to go-around.
Passengers on-board were scared, and blaming the ATC for making such mistake, especially after CI611 crash.
However, CAA said that the tape of the conversation between the 744 and ATC shows that the pilot apparently did not receive any ILS Signals, which the plane has to go-around and receive the signal.
The weather at TPE on the 17th was poor, there were several reports saying the plane was facing turbulant, and missed the path.
KLM has contacted the flight crew/translator, and confirms that the pilot said there was a plane on Runway 05. But these crews are in Bangkok right now, so there was no further contact.
CAA responded that they will investigate on this case to determine who is telling the lie.
According to international rule, if similar incident happens, the pilot will report to its own country's (country A) authority about the case. Then country A will file a warning letter to country B (the country where the incident happens). Taiwan had received several warnings from other countries before the pilot actually filed the incident report to Taiwan.