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Accident description
Last updated: 21 March 2018
Date:Monday 30 January 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-202
Operator:TransAsia Airways
Registration: B-22717
C/n / msn: 435
First flight: 1994
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW124B
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca. 20 km S of Taipei (   Taiwan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
After a flight from Penghu Island the ATR-72 crashed into a hillside at 19:43 LT. The aircraft was flying at an altitude of 300 m. The altitude should have been 640-770 m.
The aircraft was just for one month in service (after delivery on December 20, 1994).

» Aircraft Illustrated April 1995 (15)
» Flight International 8-14 February 1995 (16)
» International Herald Tribune 2.2.1995
» Scramble 190(48)


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