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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Fecha:martes 28 agosto 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119L Flying Boxcar
Operador:Republic of China Air Force - ROCAF
Registración: 3194
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Total:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Daxue Mountain (   Taiwan)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chiayi Airport (CYI/RCKU), Taiwan
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hsinchu Airport (HSZ/RCPO), Taiwan
The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar flew into the side of Daxue Mountain in poor weather. It appear the flight crew did not follow ATC instructions to follow Airway W6 to avoid bad weather, but instead followed W4.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Chiayi Airport to Hsinchu Airport as the crow flies is 160 km (100 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Fairchild C-119

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  • 177th loss
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