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Last updated: 25 June 2018
Datum:Montag 24 Februar 1969
Zeit:ca 12:00
Flugzeugtyp:Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 201
Fluggesellschaft:Far Eastern Air Transport - FEAT
Kennzeichen: B-2009
Werknummer: 157
Baujahr: 1963-05-08 (5 years 10 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart (series unknown)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 32 / Insassen: 32
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 36 / Insassen: 36
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Tainan (   Taiwan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH/RCKH), Taiwan
Flug nach:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Flugnummer: 104
The aircraft entered a shallow descent to make an emergency landing 10 minutes after takeoff. The no. 2 engine had probably failed, with the no. 2 prop windmilling. The aircraft passed over a wooded area and belly-landed in a small cleared area and skidded into a creek.

» Flight International 13 March 1969 (p.398)


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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 Kaohsiung International Airport to Taipei-Songshan Airport as the crow flies is 301 km (188 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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