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Last updated: 18 November 2018
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Date:Friday 2 October 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 64-0536
C/n / msn: 4025
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 38 / Occupants: 38
Total:Fatalities: 43 / Occupants: 43
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cha Tien Shan mountains (   Taiwan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Destination airport:Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RCMQ), Taiwan
Narrative:
The C-130E took off from Taipei at 14:00 for a 25-minute flight to Ching Chuan Kang AB. The airplane crashed near a 700-ft hill, 13 miles SW of Taipei. The wreckage was found on October 8, 1970.



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Distance from Taipei-Songshan Airport to Ching Chuan Kang Air Base as the crow flies is 129 km (81 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.
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