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Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Date:Tuesday 22 August 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C123 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-123B Provider
Operator:Republic of China Air Force - ROCAF
Registration: 657
MSN: 20106
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off China [South China Sea] (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea. British rescue crews reported three survivors. The airplane operated on a flight from Taiwan.

The identity of this aircraft is unconfirmed. Possibly USAF's C-123B 54-0657 moved to Taiwan for operations over Chinese mainland.

Sources:
» The Modesto Bee - Aug 23, 1967
» Air America: Fairchild C-123 Providers


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