Narrative:Weather was poor with thick fog as the YS-11 approached Taipei. It flew into a bamboo grove near the top of Yuan Mountain.
|Date:||Wednesday 12 August 1970|
|C/n / msn:|| 2110|
|First flight:|| 1969|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 26|
|Total:||Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 31 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Taipei ( Taiwan)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Hualien Airport (HUN/RCYU), Taiwan|
|Destination airport:||Taipei-Sung Shan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan|
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 Hualien Airport to Taipei-Sung Shan Airport as the crow flies is 116 km (72 miles).
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.