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Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Datum:Sonntag 21 November 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III
Fluggesellschaft:China Airlines
Kennzeichen: B-1852
Werknummer: 122
Baujahr: 1962
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Penghu Island (   Taiwan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Taipei-Sung Shan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Flug nach:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH),
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft crashed into the sea on a flight from Taipei to Hong Kong.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Bomb explosion.

Informationsquelle:
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA


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HB-ICT was sold to China Airlines as B-1852 in January 1971.
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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 Taipei-Sung Shan Airport to Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport as the crow flies is 804 km (502 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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