Both Taiwan's Apple daily and UDN on 21DEC07 are reporting a China Airlines flight bounded for Los Angeles took off with the a door not locked properly.Incident occurred on 09DEC07, CI008 took off at 2355LT. However, the The L4 Door went lose at 10000ft 5 minutes after. The sound of wind can be heard inside the cabin. Some passengers were frightened and start crying. All 246 on board were safe after the plane released fuel for about 40 minutes and return to Taipei.This is the first incident of a door not locked properly on a Taiwanese carrier. An un-named flight attendant working on that flight said the plane was at 10000 ft when the L4 door suddenly opened. L4 door is located between Row 46/47 and flight attendant wasn't able to lock the door tight.The plane landed at Taipei 0057LT.
Photo is taken from Apple Daily. Link is in Chinese only.