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Accident description
Last updated: 30 November 2015
Date:Thursday 31 July 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 837 Viscount
Operator:Far Eastern Air Transport - FEAT
Registration: B-2029
C/n / msn: 439
First flight: 1960
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants: 70
Total:Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 75
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Taipei-Sung Shan Airport (TSA) (   Taiwan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hualien Airport (HUN/RCYU), Taiwan
Destination airport:Taipei-Sung Shan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Flightnumber: 134
Stalled and crashed onto the runway in a heavy rainstorm.

Loss of control



photo of Vickers 837 Viscount G-AZOV
G-AZOV was sold to Taiwan in December 1972 as B-2029.
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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 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 Networkĺs 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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