Accident Kawasaki BK 117B-1 B-55502,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35480
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Date:Wednesday 21 April 1999
Time:c. 10:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BK17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Kawasaki BK 117B-1
Owner/operator:Daily Air Corporation
Registration: B-55502
MSN: 1033
Year of manufacture:1989
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:5 km SSE of Keelung -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Taipei-Sungsang (RCSS)
Destination airport:Taitung (RCFN)
Investigating agency: ASC
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Crashed in mountains 11 min after take-off. Daylight but poor weather. Had diverted to Keelung with intention of following coastline. Last radio call reported inadvertent entry into IMC. Ten contributory factors identified. Safety recommendations made.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ASC
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
17-Feb-2010 02:38 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
24-Jul-2010 12:37 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
20-Aug-2010 03:10 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Nov-2010 05:29 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Nov-2012 06:13 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2013 08:28 TB Updated [Time, Location]
28-Jul-2016 11:11 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
05-Jun-2021 09:58 harro Updated [Accident report]

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